Planned Giving

Putting Fordham Law in your will or trust is a wonderful way to show your support of the school while advancing your own personal, financial, estate planning, and philanthropic goals. Gift options vary–from stocks and bonds to property–and provide you with not only a charitable deductions but often additional tax savings as well.

Learn more about gift planning here or contact Karen Gresia, executive director of development and strategic initiatives, at or 212-636-7640.

Click on the category of assets below that best fits your situation to learn more.

BEQUESTS A gift to Fordham Law School in your will or revocable trust enables you to support our mission and make a difference in the lives of future generations.



You may name Fordham Law School (Tax ID #13-1740451) as a beneficiary of your IRA or other qualified retirement benefits.
Donors should consult with their tax advisor regarding the tax benefits of such gifts.


IRA CHARITABLE GIVING You can make a qualified charitable distribution if your IRA distribution creates too much taxable income. If you are 70.5 years old or older, you can donate up to $100,000 from your IRA to a nonprofit like Fordham Law School. The gift you make from your IRA counts toward your minimum distribution and is tax-free.