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Where to Begin?

  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."

2015 Baker Society Luncheon

Please mark your calendar for Monday, March 2, 2015. We hope you can join us for luncheon at the Shepherd School of Music, featuring remarks from Dean Robert Yekovich and selected student performance highlights. -Learn more

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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Invest in Rice’s Future and Your Own

Planned gifts were central to the success of Rice’s Centennial Campaign and to securing long-term strength for the university’s future. By planning your gift to Rice, you can make a meaningful contribution to the university while also strategically meeting your financial goals.

Immediate and deferred tax advantages as well as an increased income and effective rate of return are just a few of the ways you may benefit from a planned gift. As Rice rises to meet the challenges of its second century, your gift will create an enduring legacy of support that helps to fuel another era of remarkable discoveries and unparalleled educational opportunity.

Explore the options below to discover the planned gift that is right for you.