Private support is critical to the continuation of the Center on Aging and the Life Course’s standard of excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement.
There are many different ways you can give to the Center on Aging and the Life Course, and below are some examples. Please contact David M. Williams, Chief Development Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org (link sends e-mail) or (765) 494-8341 with any questions you may have.
These gifts allow the Center on Aging and the Life Course maximum flexibility in responding to unexpected needs and opportunities.
A planned gift will leave a legacy that impacts future generations by ensuring that the Center on Aging and the Life Course has the resources it needs to sustain excellence. Please let us know if you have included or are interested in including the Purdue Center on Aging and the Life Course in your estate plan. There are several different ways to make a planned gift including:
Gifts made in your will are deductible as a charitable contribution for federal estate tax purposes. Bequests can be designated as unrestricted or for a specific purpose.
An endowment is a gift held in perpetuity and invested in a manner that protects the principal from inflation and provides funding for scholarships, fellowships, professorships, lecture series, and other specific funding priorities.
You can make a gift of stock or securities to Purdue.
These gifts can include many types of personal property, such as books or artwork.
An endowed gift to name the center will ensure the university retains a focus on research and education on aging both now and into the future. This naming opportunity offers maximum visibility and impact.
Endowed professorships are permanent, named faculty positions with a focus area designated by mutual agreement between the donor and the university. Endowed chairs enhance the university’s ability to recruit and retain scholars of distinction and ensure that Purdue University remains on the cutting edge of research on aging.
An endowed directorship will help attract, retain, and reward the very best faculty member and leader for the Center on Aging and the Life Course.
Graduate student fellowships allow the Center on Aging and the Life Course to attract the best and brightest students to our Gerontology PhD program. Fellowships cover salary, tuition and fee remittance, and benefits.
Fellowships can be one of two types:
This would assist the Center on Aging and the Life Course in its efforts to provide travel assistance (airfare, lodging, meals) to graduate students attending and presenting their research at professional conferences, including The Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Meeting. The Center on Aging and the Life Course also provides financial assistance to students wishing to attend summer workshops, conferences, and training programs to improve their research skills.
An endowed lecture series will attract outstanding scholars in the field to visit and present at Purdue University and allow the Center on Aging and the Life Course to highlight the innovative work of its own faculty associates and students.
This giving option provides maximum flexibility for the Center to carry out its mission. Your company may also have a matching gift program. Purdue University employees have the option to give through payroll deduction.
For more information on giving, please contact David M. Williams, Chief Development Officer, College of Liberal Arts, (765) 494-8341, DMWilliams@prf.org