Outright Gift of Cash

The Power of a Simple Gift

One of the easiest and most common ways for you to support the University of Missouri is with a gift of cash. Cash can be used to support our work in the form of:

An outright gift. By making a cash gift by check, credit card or money order today, you enable us to meet our most urgent needs and carry out our mission on a daily basis. You will have the opportunity to see your generosity in action and will also receive a federal income tax charitable deduction, when you itemize.

A payable on death (POD) account. A POD bank account or certificate of deposit names one or more persons or charities as the beneficiary of all funds once you, the account owner, pass away. The beneficiary you name has no rights to the funds until after your lifetime. Until that time, you remain in control and are free to use the money in the bank account, change the beneficiary or close the account.

There are several other ways to make cash donations as part of the gift types below. To learn more, click on the links below.

Ways to Use Cash

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Next Steps

  1. Contact The Office of Gift Planning at 1-800-970-9977 or 573-882-0272 or giftplanning@missouri.edu for additional information on giving a gift of cash.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include Mizzou in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal Name: The Curators of the University of Missouri
Address: 302 Reynolds Alumni Center, Columbia, MO 65211
Federal Tax ID Number: Please call 1-800-970-9977 for our federal tax ID number.

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