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Planned Giving

The 1857 Society recognized individuals who have made a confirmed planned gift to Albert College such as a bequest, gift of life insurance, gift annuity or charitable remainder trust. 

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Share Your Legacy

Share your legacy and give the gift of education. By including Albert College in your estate plans and becoming a member of the 1857 Society, you give us the power to plan for the future of Albert College. Your support through a legacy gift will make a significant impact on the lives of future generations at Albert College.

1857 Society members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Special event invitations and other communications including the Head of School’s report and an invitation to an annual 1857 Society reception at the Head of School’s home.
  • Recognition on the 1857 Society donor plaque located in the front rotunda, listed on our website and acknowledgement in the Annual Donor Impact Report.
  • Satisfaction from assisting to ensure the continued success of Albert and its students from around the world.

The following are important facts about planned giving:

  • Considers personal and family needs
  • Is tailored to your financial situation
  • Usually is made from assets, not current income
  • Is a tax-effective way of giving
  • Enables you to leave a legacy
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A legacy gift may be made in a variety of ways including bequests in your will, a gift of life insurance, a portion of your retirement fund, an annuity, trust, or other residual interest gifts. 

For more information about making a planned gift and becoming a member of the 1857 Society, please contact Helen Walsh, Director of Advancement at or call 613-968-5726 ext. 2274.