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Remember Brown University in Your Will or Living Trust
You want to leave a gift to Brown University in your will. You also want the flexibility to change your will in the event that life circumstances change. You can do both.
In as little as one sentence, you can complete your gift. Leaving a gift to Brown in your will or living trust helps ensure that we can continue providing our students a world-class education for years to come.
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A Popular Option for Supporting Brown's Future
Brown is the springboard that opens our students’ minds, launching them into careers and partnerships that impact communities near and far. Our donors want to ensure that we are able to continue providing life-changing educational opportunities for future generations. A gift in your will is a popular way that many of our supporters invest in Brown's future, including John M. Crawford Jr.
John M. Crawford Jr. ’37 left an estate gift to the Brown library that created the John M. Crawford Jr. Book Fund. During his lifetime, Crawford amassed a great collection of Chinese paintings and calligraphy that he made available to students and scholars. His gift has allowed Brown to build collections of books and teaching materials that form the core of undergraduate and graduate training in Asian arts. Read more
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- Contact The Office of Planned Giving at 401-863-9119 or Planned_Giving@brown.edu for additional information on bequests or to chat more about the different options for including Brown in your will or estate plan.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include Brown in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Brown University
Address: Office of Planned Giving
Box 1893, Providence, RI 02912
Federal Tax ID Number: 05-0258809
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.