Karl Gerdes & Pamela Rohrich

Your Legacy Is Our Future

Make a Big Impact With a Future Gift

When you include UC Davis in your estate plan, your generosity will have a powerful impact—inspiring bigger ideas and bolder solutions that make a difference.

Start here by learning the different gift options available to you. We also have a team of people ready to work with you to find the best charitable plan.

Calculate Your Benefits

Get a personalized look at how different gifts can support your financial goals.

Gift Illustrator

You Decide How You Give. Start Here.

Uncover the giving option that works best for your goals.

Retirement Plan Assets

Most popular ways to give this asset:

Life Insurance

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Personal Estate Planning Kit

Our Top Resource

This comprehensive estate planning kit will help you identify your legacy goals, ensure financial security for loved ones and save on taxes—all while organizing everything in one place.

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Sample Language for Your Will

Get the legal language to share with your attorney to make a gift in your will or living trust.
Federal tax ID number: 94-6081352

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Join the Shields Society

Make a gift for the future of UC Davis and become a valued member of the UC Davis Shields Society.

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Supporters Like You

Our donors make a meaningful, lasting difference at the university and in our students' lives. Here are their stories.

Meet Our Donors
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A Win-Win Giving Solution

With a charitable gift annuity, you can support UC Davis while boosting your retirement income.

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