Memorials and Tribute Gifts

Honor Someone Special With a Gift in Their Name

If you have a loved one who has been impacted by UMBC, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor them or celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, while supporting our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and will make a difference.

An Example of How It Works

John and his mother smiling When John's mother passed away, he knew he wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for her. He remembered that during her lifetime she was always praising UMBC for its tireless efforts to better the community.

John decided to make a gift to the UMBC Foundation in his mother's name using appreciated securities. Not only will his mother's legacy live on at UMBC thanks to the gift, but John also qualified for a federal income tax charitable deduction and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Kim Robinson at 410-455-3700 or Kim.Robinson@umbc.edu for additional information on creating a memorial gift at UMBC.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you make a memorial gift to UMBC through your estate, please use the legal name and federal tax ID of our Foundation.

Legal name: UMBC Foundation, Inc.
Address: 1000 Hilltop Circle Baltimore, MD 21250
Federal tax ID number: 52-1125663

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