Take advantage of making a long-term impact for the University, while keeping control of assets in your lifetime. Designate McGill as a beneficiary in your will.
Learn how you may be able to make a strategic, tax-effective gift through a life insurance policy.
Retirement plan assets
Designate McGill as the beneficiary of your qualified registered retirement plan assets to make a tax-wise donation.
Charitable remainder trusts
Ensure a steady stream of income for your beneficiaries, and make a long-term impact at McGill. Find out about the advantages of setting up a charitable trust.
Charitable gift annuities
Secure a reliable stream of fixed payments for yourself and/or your co-annuitant, in return for an irrevocable gift of cash or securities.
The 200 for 200 Legacy Challenge
McGill will soon celebrate its 200th anniversary, marking 200 years of excellence in research, discovery and learning. To commemorate this special occasion, the University seeks to secure 200 legacy gifts.
Join us, and help ensure that McGill’s students and academic community continue to thrive.
“I’m proud of my McGill degree, and I feel fortunate for my opportunities. That’s why I’m leaving a bequest.”
Bob Novelline, BSc’65
“I want other students to have the same opportunities I did. This is my way of giving back, and I encourage others to do the same.”
Edith Louie, BEd’96
“A legacy gift is a chance to spend a little bit longer planning what you want to accomplish.”
Sally McDougall, BSc’68, DipEd’69, DLitt’13
Want more information on legacy giving?
Please fill out a form and we will get back to you. Your inquiry will be kept strictly confidential.
Have you already included McGill in your estate plans?
Please let us know. Completing a simple form helps ensure your estate plans are carried out and allows us to express our appreciation during your lifetime.
Make a gift online
Donating online is simple and secure. Just fill in our digital form, specifying which area you wish to support.
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.
More ways to give
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.