Tax Advantages

​​​​​​Gifts to Central Michigan University qualify as charitable contributions to higher education. The federal government permits a deduction for individuals who itemize on tax returns allows a tax credit to residents and corporations. ​

The Office of Development & External Relations cannot accept gifts intended to benefit specific individuals. You may provide financial assistance for a specific student by contacting the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, Warriner Hall 201. These contributions, however, cannot be acknowledged by the Office of Development & External Relations and are not eligible for a deduction or credit on your tax returns. For specific information on tax benefits, please consult your financial adviser.

Federal Giving Calculator

Simply enter the amount you'd like to give and your federal tax bracket (see chart). The calculator will display the net cost of the donation and the tax savings. You may be surprised to learn that you can afford to be even more generous than you thought.