Planned Giving

Founders Society of Southern Utah University


About the Founders Society

The Founders Society honors the generosity of donors who have named Southern Utah University in gift plans, including gifts through estates. T-Birds are learning, growing, and giving back to SUU because of the generosity of those who have come before them. Gifts that qualify for the Founders Society recognition include gifts in wills, trusts, and retirement plans, gifts that provide income, and more.By joining the Founders Society, you join others in celebrating the lasting impact that planned gifts have on SUU’s long-term success.If you have included SUU in your plans but have not let us know, we hope you will share your intentions by completing the form below or contact us today.The Founders Society is a vital group of donors who are invited to special events and the opportunity to meet current T-birds and hear their stories.

If you have already shared your plans with us and want to ensure that our records are accurate, we would love to hear from you!

Partner With Us

We believe that charitable planning is a process that ideally involves the donor, professional advisors and our gift planning staff working together to arrange the most meaningful gift possible. Our staff is committed to working with you to ensure that your clients find the charitable arrangement that best meet their needs. Charitable gifts to SUU may be an important part of your clients’ overall financial estate plans. Please contact us to start a conversation.

Tools for professional advisors:

  • Legal Name: SUU Foundation
  • Federal Tax ID Number: 87-6000481
  • Address: 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City, UT 84720
  • If your clients are interested in supporting SUU with a gift in their wills, we have provided sample bequest language in the follow "Next Steps" section.
  • Contact us for additional information on bequest or to chat more about the different options for including SUU in your will or estate plan.
  • Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  • If you include SUU in your plans, thank you! Please consider using our legal name and federal tax ID:
    • Legal Name: SUU Foundation
    • Federal Tax ID Number: 87-6000481
    • Address: 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City, UT 84720

We provide sample language which you can share with your attorney to make a gift to Southern Utah University in your will or living trust:

I give, devise, and bequeath to Southern Utah University, a not-for-profit organization located at [ADDRESS ____] [  ] percent % of my gross estate (or $_____) for the University’s general purposes.

The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor.