Today, private support is equally vital to the University. One of the easiest ways for you to make a gift to UK is through a bequest. A bequest is a provision in your will naming the University of Kentucky as recipient of a portion of your estate. Bequests may be designated for the unrestricted use of the University or for a specific college, department, or program. A bequest can be an excellent way to support the University’s programs while enjoying substantial tax advantages.
By including the University in your estate or other financial plans, you are eligible for membership in the UK Society of 1865. An intended gift of any amount will qualify you for membership as long as the gift is in the form of:
As a member of the UK Society of 1865, your name will be listed on the Society honor roll, and you will receive a complimentary subscription to special UK publications.
The University of Kentucky will honor your preferences regarding the details of your bequest. All information that you share with the University will be held in the utmost confidence.