Donors can choose the most advantageous option from a variety of giving methods.
A. Gifts of Cash or Securities
The College welcomes gifts in the form of cash (checks) or marketable securities. Checks should be made payable to the Copiah- Lincoln Community College Foundation. Credit cards may also be used in making contributions. Gifts of securities may be made by contacting the Foundation Office at the College.
B. Planned Giving
Planned giving allows a donor to make a gift commitment but delay delivery of the final benefit of the gift until a later time. Donors who make planned gifts to the College may receive tax
and/or income benefits. Some types of planned gifts result in lifetime income for the donor and/or beneficiaries. Some may entail reduction of income taxes, capital gains taxes, and estate
Donors may make planned gifts to the College through a variety of methods such as a bequest; through charitable remainder trusts, gift annuities, and deferred payment gift annuities; by
making the College the beneficiary and owner of an insurance policy; and through charitable income trusts.
Wills, bequests, or estate plan documents that provide funds or other assets for use of the College should be made payable or transferable to “Copiah-Lincoln Community College Foundation, Inc.,” the approved corporate body to receive, manage, and disburse such assets.
It should be noted that laws governing such gifts are subject to revision, and it is therefore extremely important to have up-to-date information on the tax consequences of these types of gifts.
C. Gifts of Real Estate
The College welcomes opportunities to explore with donors gifts of real estate. In this highly specialized field, all potential gifts of real estate will be reviewed in accordance with the policies established by the Board of Trustees for Copiah-Lincoln Community College.
Recipients of 2013-2014 Taylor Presidential Scholarships include seated from left, Sarah Claire Armstrong of Gallman, Taylor Beasley of Wesson; standing from left, Co-Lin Foundation Board Member Johnnie Carlisle, Ryan Williams of New Hebron, and Co-Lin President Dr. Ronnie Nettles. Not pictured is Alisia A. Williams of Brookhaven. The scholarship was established by Fred and Jewett Taylor of Oxford, as a prestigious annual scholarship to assist outstanding students within the College District.
The Copiah-Lincoln Community College Foundation, Inc., is the fundraising arm of the College.It is a non-profit corporation which serves as a clearinghouse for private sector monies given to Copiah-Lincoln Community College.The Foundation is governed by a 23-member Board of Directors and its goal is to raise private monies to support the mission of the college.All contributions made to the Foundation are tax deductible to the fullest extent of IRS guidelines.All checks should be made payable to the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Foundation.
Gifts made to the Foundation are an important way to support education in Southwest Mississippi and provide for better communities and economic development.There a variety of ways you can help meet the needs of the College.A gift from you can:
You are invited to explore a few of the ways you can help Copiah-Lincoln Community College through your generous contributions.