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Charitable gift annuities

Enjoy the peace of mind of receiving an income now and making an impact later.  

Make an investment in education. See below for how you may benefit from giving to McGill through a charitable gift annuity.

Earn guaranteed income

Benefit from fixed payments, even in volatile markets. You and a co-annuitant receive annual, semi-annual or quarterly payments for life.

Get tax benefits

Receive an immediate tax receipt for a portion of your gift. Depending on your situation, fixed income payments that you and your co-annuitant receive may be tax-free.

Simplify asset management

McGill’s endowment fund is rigorously managed by seasoned professionals. Placing funds in a charitable gift annuity could help reduce money management worries.

Choose your cause

Support the area of the university you’re most passionate about. Provide student aid, fund research, give to your faculty, or invest in a project that’s close to your heart.

Know the essentials

  • Minimum age for annuitants: 70
  • Minimum charitable gift annuity: $50,000
  • Annuity rate is based on the age of the income recipient(s) and other variables
  • A charitable gift annuity is irrevocable

Legal notes

1. Information on this site is of a general nature and not intended to constitute financial or legal advice. Please consult your income tax, financial and/or legal advisors before arranging a planned gift.

2. All requests for information are confidential.

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Bequests and Planned Gifts

Ways to give

Build on 200 years of academic excellence and ground-breaking research made by McGill. Make your mark on our third century by supporting students, giving to your faculty or funding an innovative project. Here’s how:

Give today

Make a gift online

Donating online is simple and secure. Just fill in our digital form, specifying which area you wish to support.

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Give tomorrow

Support world-class education and cutting-edge research made by McGill. Be the generation that shapes the University of tomorrow. Explore planned giving options tailored to your goals, needs and timeline.

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Help us build a better world. Find out about the many ways philanthropy can make a difference. Support deserving students, fund vital research and more.