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Types of Gifts

Every donation helps preserve and enhance VMI, whether it’s the post or programming, academics or athletics. There are many types of gifts; each one strengthens the VMI education.

Outright Gifts – Give Now

  • Cash
  • Publicly traded securities and mutual funds
  • Real estate
  • Nontraditional assets, such as patents and royalties
  • Matching gifts


Deferred Gifts – Planned Giving

  • Pledges
  • Estate Provisions
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Pooled Income Funds
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Charitable Funds Managed by Others
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Retained Life Estates


Special Purpose Gifts – Make Something Happen

  • Designated Current Operating Funds
  • Endowments
  • Named Giving