The support of College of Law alumni, alumnae, and friends is an important part of our success. If you would like to give, you may Make a Donation Online. The message below describes a wide range of giving opportunities, including the Law Annual Unrestricted Fund, endowed funds, and naming gifts.
Sharing your Success
A Message on Giving from Dean Steinbock
On behalf of the College of Law community, I thank you for all you do to share your success with our students. Many of you serve as mentors, as resources for students interested in your region, as participants in our career fairs and as advisors through our alumni organizations. Others recommend College of Law students to judges seeking clerks and to lawyers with positions to fill and recommend the College to prospective students. Today, more than ever, your financial support is important as well. Diminished levels of State and University support mean that your contributions will have an immediate and direct impact on the quality of education we provide, on the reputation of your law school and on the opportunities available to our students. Your support can make a difference in our students’ lives.
Law Annual Unrestricted Fund
Unrestricted gifts to the Law Annual Unrestricted Fund can be put to work immediately and are used to support on-going programs and new initiatives. These gifts enable us to meet our most pressing needs and to continue to offer a high quality educational program.
The Law Annual Unrestricted Fund supports:
Every gift counts.
You may Make a Gift Online or send a check made payable to the University of Toledo Foundation to this address:
The University of Toledo Foundation
PO Box 586
Toledo, Ohio 43697-0586
The Dean’s Council
Donors of $1000 and above in a year will be recognized with membership in the Dean’s Council. They will be invited to an annual donor appreciation event, receive updates from the College of Law and special invitations to law school events. These gifts make it possible for a person to know that he or she has made a significant difference in a student’s life. Donations can be designated for particular uses such as scholarships, public interest projects, faculty research and scholarship and student organization support.
The Fornoff Society
Fornoff Society membership recognizes those who pledge at least $10,000 to the law school, payable at the rate of $1000 or more per year. Fornoff Society pledges and gifts not only provide an important source of revenue but provide a continuity of giving that will enable us to plan and support longer term programs. Fornoff Society members will receive recognition in addition to that which they receive as Dean’s Council members. For more information, contact Dean Daniel Steinbock at 419-530-2379 or email@example.com.
Endowed and Naming Gift Opportunities
Gifts or pledges of $25,000 and up can be used to establish endowed funds to support scholarships, graduation awards, summer public service fellowships, faculty research awards, clinic activities, library acquisitions, student organizations, endowed professorships, and a wide range of other valuable activities. Income from such funds is used each year while the principal remains intact, making these the gifts that keep on giving. A donor may choose to name the fund to honor his or her law firm, a colleague or a loved one, or may allow us to name the fund for the donor.
Naming gifts provide another way to leave a legacy. Classrooms, offices, courtyards, faculty suites, and student organization offices are available to be named in recognition of appropriate gifts. Naming opportunities are available for a wide variety of giving levels. For information on setting up an endowed fund or making a naming gift, please contact Dean Daniel Steinbock at 419-530-2379 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Planned giving offers an array of gift options and tools to enable and empower you to accomplish charitable goals, provide for your needs and pass assets on to loved ones. Frequently a planned gift and a current gift can be combined to achieve your goals and to enhance the mission of the Law School. Planned giving can be a tax-efficient and effective way to remove property from your estate, to save on estate and gift taxes, to diversify assets, and to provide income for life. Your gift benefits the Law School and can be designated to address a purpose or program that you select and value at the Law School. We invite you to learn more about how planned giving can benefit you by visiting our website. We are here to help you.
A Sincere Thank You
To all who have donated in the past, I thank you for your support. You have helped the law school progress and serve society through the efforts of our graduates. To achieve our full potential, we now need the help of all alumni, alumnae and friends to bring us to the next level of success. Your gift will set an example for others and acknowledge the value of your legal education in preparing you for a career serving others. I look forward to working with you.
Daniel J. Steinbock
Dean and Professor of Law