Give a Financial Gift

Planned Giving

Leaving your imprint on the health of our community

Nebraska Medicine serves as a Midwest destination for life-saving medical solutions. Having an accessible hospital that delivers this caliber of care is important to our community. Philanthropic-planned giving from you allows our doctors and medical teams to continue offering serious medicine and extraordinary care.

Whether you are interested in supporting Nebraska Medicine today or after your lifetime, there are many ways to leave a gift of impact. The key is to explore your options and find the gift that works best for you and your family.

Ways to Give a Gift to Nebraska Medicine


Remember us in your will

You maintain control of your assets during your lifetime and make a gift to Nebraska Medicine upon your death. A thoughtful Last Will and Testament allows you to take care of your family and important organizations that will benefit your community for generations to come.

Donate stocks

If you donate appreciated stocks you have owned for more than one year will qualify you for significant tax advantages and allow you to avoid paying capital gains penalties.

Charitable gift annuity

This annuity can help you receive fixed income for life, partially bypassing capital gains tax on the sale of your appreciated property and enjoy the tax savings of a charitable deduction.

Charitable remainder trust

Transfer appreciated assets or property without paying capital gains tax and you can enjoy regular payments for life or a term of years. Enjoy the tax savings of a charitable deduction.

Donating retirement plan assets

Consider making Nebraska Medicine a beneficiary of a percentage of your retirement plan assets. Then, leave less heavily taxed assets to your loved ones.

Life insurance

Naming Nebraska Medicine as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy is an affordable and effective way to make a significant gift.

Gifts in memoriam/gifts in honor of

Honoring a family member, friend or colleague with a gift is a touching way to pay tribute to that loved one.

Donations may be sent to the University of Nebraska Foundation, the designated fundraising partner of Nebraska Medicine, at 1010 Lincoln Mall, Suite 300, Lincoln NE 68508. Please include the honoree’s name with your correspondence and make checks out to Nebraska Medicine.

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For questions or inquiries, please contact or call 402.502.4108.