The Next Generation of Medical Care Begins Here
This is an exciting time to be part of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, as we work diligently to continue to expand the framework for a world class academic medical center and an international hub for biomedical science research right here in Palm Beach County. The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is serving as a catalyst for the development of medical education and biomedical research, and facilitating the interaction between area hospitals, health care providers, research institutes and our surrounding communities. The college is uniquely positioned at the intersection of medicine, research and community collaboration. FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine is educating a new generation of physicians on the Boca Raton campus. Our affiliation with several area hospitals is providing FAU's medical students with invaluable hands-on experience, as well as access to some of the best physicians in the area. Collaboration with Scripps Florida is adding to the hub of biomedical growth in South Florida and providing a unique opportunity for our medical students in the joint M.D./Ph.D. program.
Gifts to the College
You simply cannot have the best health care system in the world without the best doctors. At FAU, we are committed to training the nation's best future physicians and researchers. Endowments for our faculty and students will help sustain the intellectual vitality of the University. Research support helps further our commitment to medical education and the advancement of society as a whole. Gifts to unrestricted funds provide the flexibility to pursue new ideas and discoveries as well as to meet new challenges. Your support of FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine is an investment in quality medical education and biomedical research. You will ensure the future of our medical school and will make it possible to educate our community about the role and significance of medical education and research; including its great impact on our community. Our medical school will ensure that quality healthcare will be delivered by highly trained physicians within our own community. Research will drive the future of medical discovery, educate the next generation of scientists and impact countless lives.
Types of Gifts
Gifts of cash are the simplest and most commonly received charitable contributions. Cash gifts may be used to honor or memorialize someone. Gifts of appreciated property, including securities and real estate, are popular with individuals seeking to manage capital gains taxes on appreciated assets with a market value well beyond the original purchase price. Gifts-in-kind of tangible personal property such as library collections, works of art, historical items, computers, musical instruments, and other items can be of great educational value to the college.
Corporate Matching Gifts
Matching Gifts are made by hundreds of corporations nationwide when their employees, retirees, board members and even these individuals' spouses contribute to charitable organizations. Contact the Human Resources office of your employer to see whether they have a matching gift program. In most cases, you complete a form that is mailed with your personal donation. We will follow-up with your company to secure the gift. Your giving record will reflect your company's matching gift as well as your own contribution.
When a contributor is interested in specific strategies for tax and estate planning, planned gifts to the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine provide many opportunities to accomplish personal goals while assisting the college in a substantial way. Bequests may be included in your will, ensuring that a specific amount or percentage of an individual's estate will come to the college after his/her death. Life-income gifts provide a variety of ways in which you can make a contribution to the college while still providing income for yourself, your spouse, or another individual.
- Charitable Remainder Unitrusts
- Charitable Remainder Annuity Trusts
- Charitable Lead Trusts
- Pooled Income Funds
- Charitable Gift Annuities
- Gifts of Real Estate with Retained Life Interest
A gift to a University provides the satisfaction of knowing that your generosity will influence the experience of all future generations of students and faculty. Naming is FAU's way of thanking those who have helped build and cultivate our University and its programs throughout its history. You can demonstrate your support of FAU's new medical school by participating in a naming opportunity. A gift to the medical school in the form of a naming opportunity will provide a unique opportunity to attach your name or the name of a loved one to the history of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, providing a lasting legacy, as well as supporting the future of the college by granting the financial assistance needed for facilities, programs and equipment. Our development staff will work closely with our donors of major gifts to identify a fitting and unique naming opportunity.
How Can I Make a Gift?
If you wish to discuss making a contribution to Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, or for a tour of our facilities, please contact the Development office at 561.297.2510 or email Kari Oeltjen at email@example.com.
FAU, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Making a Gift Online
For your convenience, an FAU Foundation pledge form is available online. If you prefer to select a specific department for your gift, please indicate your choice under Gift Designation.
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