Legacy Gifts

Planned Giving
WUWF 88.1 FM has been bringing you outstanding public radio for over 35 years. Learn how you can impact the station's future with a gift that reflects a lifetime of apprecaition. Include WUWF in your estate plan by naming the station as a benificiarary in your will, IRA, life insurance, or other instrument. Many charotable arrangements will allow you to support WUWF and, at the same time, provde tax eneits to you and your family.

We encourage you to contact us with any questions. We can discuss your interests, give you more information about the benefits of each option and explain steps necessary to complete your gift. You can reach the WUWF Development Office at (850) 473-7433.                                                                                                                                                                

Gifts of Stocks and Bonds
A gift of appreciated securities, including sticks and bonds, is an easy way for you to make a gift to WUWF 88.1FM. Here are some of the potential benefits:

  • Avoid paying capitol gains tax
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction
  • Enjoy possible increased income
  • Further WUWF's Mission today!

When you give appreciated assets, you avoid paying capitol gains tax on the increased value of your stock. You may also be entitled to a charitable deduction based on the stock's current value. When considering gifts of stock, we recommend you consult with your financial advisor.

When providing instructions to your broker, please be sure to have the stock transfer clearly designate the donation to: WUWF 88.1 FM - University of West Florida Foundation, Inc., 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL  32514.

Our tax identification number is 59-6166292. Your broker will need the following information:

DTC# 0725 - Account #26796723, for the benefit of University of West Florida Foundation, Inc. (designated to WUWF Public Radio)

Raymond James, Primary Contact: Mr. John D. Brewer, Assistant: Anna Schoor

Phone: 850 439-2047 or 800 347-7643 Fax: 850 434-0060

NOTE: For proper gift credit, include the donor's name.

Bequests
A specific bequest is usually a stated dollar amount or a percentage of the estate. It may be in the form of cash, securities, real estate, tangible personal property, or any other type of property. residuary bequests name WUWF as the residual beneficiary to receive the remainder or a percentage of the remainder after specfic legacies have been fulfilled. Contingent bequests take effect only if all primary beneficiaries named in the will die.

Life Insurance
Life insurance offers yet another way to make an outright gift to WUWF. A life insurance policy may make a good gift choice when the policy is no longer needed. It may also be a way to make a gift without loss of current income. A gift of life insurance may be flexible. A donor may give a paid up poicy to WUWF or simply name WUWF as the primary or secondary beneficiary. Charitable deductions will vary based on how the policy is gifted.

Retirement Plans
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), tax sheltered annuities, Keogh plans, self-employed plans (SEPs), 401(k), (403(b) and other qualified pension and profit-sharing plans can also provide significant support for WUWF. A donor should inform his retirement plan administrator that he or she wishes to name WUWF - University of West Florida Foundation, Inc., as a beneficiary of the plan. The funds will usually pass to WUWF outside of probate and free of all taxes.