Plan for your future and MIT's with a planned gift.

Making a planned gift to MIT enables you to meet your financial goals while achieving your charitable aspirations. Join a community of supporters that is helping advance MIT's mission.
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On September 26, 2021, the Katharine Dexter McCormick (1904) Society members came together again for the KDMS Virtual Appreciation Event. A recording of the event is posted on the KDMS webpage.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions about planned giving at MIT. You can also find additional resources here:

How do bequests work?
Learn how bequests focus your support on the exciting horizon of MIT education and research and provide MIT with essential resources. Learn more.
Explore cash, securities, and real estate
The MIT Office of Gift Planning welcomes many types of assets. Cash, securities, and real estate are just some of the ways you can fund your planned gift. Learn more.
Learn about life-income gifts
Discover how gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts can provide income for you and/or other beneficiaries and help MIT fulfill its mission. Learn more.
Personalize your gift
See how planned gifts can work for you. Our gift calculator can estimate how a charitable gift annuity or charitable remainder trust might benefit you and/or other beneficiaries. Learn more.
Hear from the MIT planned giving community
In our biannual newsletter, Corridor, read inspiring stories of donors who are using planned giving to accomplish their financial and philanthropic goals. Learn more.
Welcome to KDMS
Planned giving donors to MIT become a member of the Katharine Dexter McCormick (1904) Society (KDMS), named for one of the most generous individual benefactors in MIT’s history, whose largest gift came as a bequest. Learn more.

“Because of my MIT education, I have never felt that I have been faced with a problem that was insurmountable. I consider it an obligation to make sure the door remains open for others, and a planned gift is one way to do that.”

Emerson Yearwood ’80