A seed planted today brings beautiful blossoms tomorrow.

Americans for Ben-Gurion University is here to work with you as a partner in philanthropy to support the pioneering work of Ben-Gurion University through planned gifts.

When you include Americans for Ben-Gurion University in your long-term estate planning and inform us, you become a member of Americans for Ben-Gurion University’s Living Legacy Society. In appreciation, your name will be displayed on the wall in the beautiful Living Legacy Garden on BGU’s Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva.

Making a planned gift with Americans for Ben-Gurion University could also provide you with:

  • Current income tax charitable deduction
  • Future estate tax deduction
  • Avoidance of capital gains taxes
  • Annual income for you and/or your benefactors
  • Removal of property from probate
  • Personal satisfaction that you are making a difference

Read more about planned giving options »


Please let us know if you’ve already included a gift for Ben-Gurion University in your estate plans.

How Will My Legacy Be Used?

Your gift will help the University in a way that is meaningful to you. You can choose to support specific research initiatives, underwrite academic and recruitment opportunities or support scholarships that provide deserving young people in need with access to higher education.

With any giving opportunity you choose, your legacy will be essential to the future of BGU, its students and faculty.

For more information about the Living Legacy Society, e-mail [email protected] or call 646-452-3689.