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Giving

Giving Tips

  • Tax season is here! Don’t forget about your gifts to Lake Forest College this tax season. If you gave to the College in the 2015 calendar year, you may be eligible to receive a charitable deduction for the 2015 tax year.
  •  IRA Distribution Update: As of December 2015, the IRS will now give donors over the age of 70 1/2 permanent exclusion from income up to $100,000 per person, per year, for IRA distributions that are given directly to charities.
  • Does your/your spouse’s employer match gifts? Thousands of companies across the county match employee contribution to Lake Forest College. Visit lakeforest.edu/MatchMyGift to use our easy database search to find your employer’s name and matching gift instructions or speak with your employer’s Human Resources or Community Affairs Department.

If you have any additional questions contact us at 847-735-6000 or at alumni@lakeforest.edu.