Other Smart Ways to Give

Honor Someone Special With a Future Gift in Their Name

If you have a loved one who has been impacted by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday while supporting the work of our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

An Example of How It Works

Couple Smiling When Sarah's father passed away, she knew she wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for him. She remembered that during his lifetime he was always praising UTIA for its tireless efforts to better his community.

Sarah decided to make a gift to the UTIA in her father's name using appreciated securities. Not only will her father's legacy live on at UTIA thanks to the gift and a commemorative plaque, but Sarah also received a federal income tax charitable deduction and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Angelia M. Nystrom, JD, LLM at 865-974-7423 or anystrom@tennessee.edu for additional information on creating a memorial gift at UTIA.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you make a memorial gift to UTIA through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal Name: University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc.
Address: 1525 University Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921
Federal Tax ID Number: 62-1844686