Private support provides essential funding that ensures academic excellence and measured growth; gifts large and small are important to the department of music. Philanthropy allows the department to fulfill its mission and realize its vision through increased student, faculty, and program support.
Annual support is essential to the daily operations of the department. Scholarship support, travel and research funding, classroom improvements and technology upgrades necessitate strong annual support to ensure their success. Your annual gift is put to use immediately and helps faculty and students now. Consider making your annual gift of any size.
Endowed funds generate spendable annual earnings in perpetuity, creating a lasting legacy of philanthropy that supports the present and future of the department of music. Endowments can provide faculty, student, or program support.
A planned gift provides an opportunity to integrate the department of music into an estate plan. Supporters of the department who wish to plan for their families' future while establishing a legacy gift to the college, should visit the online planned giving guide or contact the Fulbright College development team for more information.
Outright Cash Gift or Pledge
Gifts of cash may be made outright or as pledges payable up to five years.
Gifts of securities may be made outright or as pledges payable up to five years. Giving securities sometimes allows a donor to bypass capital gains tax and receive the full deduction for the current market value of the gift.
Supporters may also consider providing transformational support for the future through wills and other revocable gifts such as trusts that benefit the department.
Donors may transfer securities, trusts, annuities, gifts to a pooled income fund, or other property to the department of music while reserving the income for designated beneficiaries.
Donors may designate the department of music as the owner or beneficiary of new or existing life insurance policies.
Gifts of tangible property such as real estate and personal or commercial belongings may be made outright.
For additional information, please call Ashlie Hilbun, Associate Director of Development,