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Those of you who make future gifts to Ball State help us ensure future generations of our students will succeed in the classroom and after graduation. Because your generosity is so vital, our Beneficence Society thanks you today what you will do tomorrow.

How to Join

To become a member of the Beneficence Society, make a future gift of any size to Ball State, including a:

  • bequest
  • trust
  • gift annuity
  • beneficiary designation of a life insurance or retirement plan
  • real estate

Learn more about making a planned gift.

All gifts to the Ball State Foundation are held in strict confidence. Those who have made such a commitment and have informed us are invited to become a member of Beneficence Society. We will not, however, publish names or publicly recognize these gifts without your prior written permission.

Benefits of Joining

In addition to the satisfaction of knowing these future gifts will help ensure excellence at Ball State, you may receive tax benefits and income for yourself and others. 

As a member you will also:

  • be invited to special events
  • receive an engraved pewter bowl recognizing your gift
  • have your name listed with other members on the Beneficence Society wall

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