The rewards of making a contribution to the Honors College of Florida Atlantic University are many: satisfaction in knowing you are helping young adults take advantage of a premier education and preparing them for a future of leadership and fulfilling careers, furthering the development of FAU s newest college and its unique inter- disciplinary programs, and enhancing the integration of the university within the northern Palm Beaches.
To make a gift to the Wilkes Honors College General Fund on our Secure Website, click the button on your right!
Gifts of cash
are the simplest and most commonly received charitable contributions. Cash gifts may be used to honor or memorialize someone.
Gifts of Appreciated Property, including securities and real estate, are popular with individuals seeking to manage capital gains taxes on appreciated assets with a market value well beyond the original purchase price.
Gifts-in-Kind of Tangible Personal Property such as library collections, works of art, historical items, computers, scientific equipment, and other items can be of great educational value to the College.
Matching Gifts are made by hundreds of corporations nationwide when their employees, retirees, board members and even these individuals spouses contribute to charitable organizations.
When a contributor is interested in specific strategies for tax and estate planning, planned gifts to The Honors College provide many opportunities to accomplish personal goals while assisting the College in a substantial way.
Bequests may be included in your will, ensuring that a specific amount or percentage of an individual s estate will come to the College after his/her death.
Life-Income Gifts provide a variety of ways in which you can make a contribution to the College while still providing income for yourself, your spouse, or another individual. These include:
- Charitable Remainder Unitrusts
- Charitable Remainder Annuity Trusts
- Charitable Lead Trusts
- Pooled Income Funds
- Charitable Gift Annuities
- Gifts of Real Estate with Retained Life Interest
To discuss giving opportunities to FAU's Honors College, please contact Colleen Coppla, Director, Advancement/Alumni Affairs
Wilkes Honors College, FAU
5353 Parkside Drive
Jupiter, FL 33458
Colleen Coppla is also liaison to the Wilkes Honors College Advisory Board.