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Your Legacy, Our Future

The Allan Hancock College Foundation is committed to keeping the door of opportunity open – the same door that has benefited more than eight decades of alumni. We invite you to help us make the tradition of creating opportunity part of your lasting legacy.

Update Your Will and Make a Difference for Generations of Students to Come

A simple directive in your will can make a difference for generations of students to come. 

If you have not already, consider these steps: 

  • Make sure you have an up-to-date will or living trust that reflects your charitable objectives. Without these documents, you surrender control of your property and assets to the courts.

  • Contact your financial advisor (a lawyer, or accountant, or financial planner) and ask for help in establishing a charitable gift. The tax code changes frequently. Always check for recent developments before the completion of your estate plans.
  • Think beyond cash—you can leave stocks, real estate, insurance policies, and personal property to the college 
  • Consider making the foundation a beneficiary of your life insurance, pension plan or IRA.  
  • If you wish to inform the Allan Hancock College Foundation that you have made it a beneficiary of your will, please contact our office at 925-2004. 

Why Give to Allan Hancock College Foundation? 

  1. We support projects that change the lives of students.
  2. We strengthen the community through student success.
  3. We have deep roots in the college and the community.
  4. We help people create personal legacies by establishing permanent funds in their names.
  5. We offer maximum tax advantages under state and Federal law.
  6. Our staff and community volunteers have expertise about student needs and opportunities.
  7. We build endowment funds that benefit our community forever.

View information regarding potential bequests

View the Leaving Your Legacy booklet