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  1. Identify your goals
  2. Learn about gift plans
  3. Request more information
  4. Contact an advisor

Save the Dates

Baker Society Luncheon
We invite you to save the date for our upcoming Baker Society Luncheon on Thursday, October 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Anderson Family Commons at Rice University. Join us for an informative conversation with John B. Boles '65, the William P. Hobby Professor of History and editor of the Journal of Southern History, as he speaks on "Edgar Odell Lovett's Vision for the Rice Institute."

Charitable Gift Annuities: A Slam Dunk for You and for Rice
Besides providing you fixed annual payments for the rest of your life, a charitable gift annuity helps support the Rice priorities that matter most to you. To learn more, and to get a personalized illustration of how a charitable gift annuity works, please contact the Development and Alumni Relations at 713-348-4624 or
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Grateful Rice Graduates' Generosity Supports Nanotechnology Scholars
What inspired two grateful Rice alumni to divide their estate among their three children and Rice? Read their story, and find out what one of their bequests is doing for a promising young nanotechnologist at Rice.
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Information for Attorneys and Other Professionals

The Gift Planning Office at Rice University provides support for a full range of charitable gift planning options and services. Rice University, its employees or representatives, do not offer legal or financial advice. We strongly urge prospective donors to consult with their attorney, financial advisor, estate planning professional, accountant or other appropriate professional before making any material decisions based on information we provide through this Web site, printed materials or other sources.

We welcome the opportunity to work with you in helping your clients identify tax-wise and beneficial ways to support Rice University’s charitable non-profit mission. Please feel free to contact us directly for information or assistance on a confidential basis.

Legal Name

All charitable gifts should be directed to Rice University, the charitable, tax-exempt organization located in Texas.

TAX I.D. Number

Rice University’s Federal TAX ID number is 74-1109620.

Important Information

Click here for instructions for gifting securities to Rice University.

Click here to view sample bequest language for Rice University.

Please send notice of estate administration
(pursuant to TEC 308.002) to

Jill Gary Hughes, J.D.
Rice University
Development and Alumni Relations - MS 81
P.O.Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892

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