Legacy Giving

Create your legacy at the University of Calgary

Are you a financial advisor, lawyer or estate planning professional?
See helping to plan a gift.

A legacy gift can take many different forms, but ultimately, it is an expression of your life - a way to be remembered.
Legacy gifts can be a meaningful way to contribute to the future of the University of Calgary.

We can help you plan a gift that meets your financial and philanthropic goals, and help you navigate the process.

For more information, contact

Sherry Dahl
Director of Development , Legacy Giving & Major Gifts
(403) 210-3873
sdahl@ucalgary.ca

How to establish a charitable gift in your will through a bequest, gift of life insurance, charitable trust and more.

 Use our estate calculator to find out more about how legacy gifts can reduce taxes and provide for your family.

See how others have established their legacies and find out more about the different areas they have supported.

Make a gift of shares in one of two simple ways.

Sample will wording and legacy intention templates.

Frequently Asked Questions about giving to the university. 

Legacy Giving publications.

The University of Calgary Legacy Society celebrates donors who want to make a difference beyond their lifetime and leave their mark for future generations.

For the last 50 years an extraordinary community of donors have given more than $40 million to the University of Calgary through legacy gifts. These gifts have funded scholarships and bursaries, contributed to life-changing research and have helped build innovative teaching and learning spaces on our campus. 

By leaving a legacy gift, you will join a group of extraordinary donors who envision a future beyond our lifetime. Membership into the Legacy Society is an opportunity to spark meaningful and lasting change that will inspire generations to come.

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