Gift Planning - Wills Trusts and More

Gift Planning - Wills, Trusts and More

Many people choose to make a lasting impact on health care through a will, retirement plan (IRA), life insurance policy or trust. Those who do so are welcomed into the Canby Robinson Legacy Circle of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and invited to attend special events.
Find out more about the Legacy Circle.

We understand during this unprecedented time it's important to protect what matters most to you and have a plan in place. We hope you will join those who have included Vanderbilt University Medical Center in their will or trust. A gift in your will protects your family while ensuring that our mission continues in the future. 


  • - You may deduct gifts of cash to most public charities to offset as much as 100% of your adjusted gross income.
    - Learn why it might not be the tax-wise choice to deduct up to 100% of your income.
    - If you don't itemize, you may reduce your taxable income by $300 for your charitable contributions in 2020.
    - Required Minimum Distributions from retirement plans are waived for 2020​.

Making a Gift in your Will

Making a gift that pays you income

Other Smart Easy Effective Ways to Give

Impact of Gift Planning

 "I noticed how everyone worked together at Vanderbilt as a team. We are pleased that our gift gives us a role in the transplant team.
And maybe this gift will help others in the future."

- Larry Hill, Kidney Transplant Patient

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Contact Us to Learn More

It is important to us that you are satisfied with your philanthropic giving at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Since personal circumstances can vary, always consult your independent advisers before making your gift to the Medical Center.

 For questions or more information about making a gift in one of these ways, please contact us directly.

Timothy Kaltenbach        Adam Watts

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Development
3322 West End Avenue, Suite 900
Nashville, TN 37203