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Alumni & Giving

CARES Act’s Impact on Giving

Did you know? The CARES Act includes several charitable tax provisions to encourage giving. These include:

  • A new deduction for charitable donors who do not itemize when filing their tax returns. If you do not itemize but make a gift to a non-profit like Florida Southern, you will be allowed to take a special tax deduction, up to $300, to reduce your tax liability.*
    *If you are married filing jointly, the deduction is per couple, not per person.
  • An increase in the deduction limit up to 100% of a donor’s annual income for case gifts (previously the deduction was capped at 60% of annual income). If you make a gift, you will be able to deduct more this year.

Talk to us about donations of bequests, retirement assets, stocks and bonds, real estate, beneficiary designation gifts, and insurance. As always, please consult with your tax advisor.

The Believe Campaign

Our largest fundraising effort in campus history, the Believe Campaign aims to provide scholarships that unlock students' limitless potential, inspire faculty that foster an environment of engaged learning, and create opportunities that promote our academic excellence. When you believe in the potential of a Moc, they believe in their ability to have a positive and consequential impact on society. Thank you for exploring ways you can make a difference at Florida Southern College.


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