Gift Planning

The Grécourt Society

The Grécourt Match 2022

What is The Grécourt Match?

A new Match, from an anonymous donor of the Class of 1982, began on July 1, 2022. Once again, 10% of a new planned gift will be matched by a current contribution to Smith’s scholarship endowment (up to a limit of $10k per match.) The Match continues until the entire $1 million has been matched.)

For Example:

  • You make a new planned gift to Smith after July 1, 2022, such as:
    • Document a bequest in your will.
    • Make Smith a beneficiary of your retirement plan.
    • Fund a charitable gift annuity that pays you a fixed income for life.
  • Your gift can be for any purpose, although financial aid is especially welcome.
  • Suppose the gift is $50,000.
    • $5,000 of matching funds goes into the Smith endowment for financial aid immediately.
  • Your gift makes a powerful impact now, and a powerful impact later.

If you’re in your 50th Reunion cycle (beginning at your 46th), your gift can count for Reunion credit. You will also be welcomed into The Grécourt Society.

Join The Grécourt Match

Gift Confirmation Form

Contact giftplanning@smith.edu to find out how you can participate in The Grécourt Match.

Previous Matches

The Grécourt Match 2020

An anonymous member of the Class of '64 pledged $1,000,000.00 on 7/1/20 as matching funds so 10% of each new planned gift would be released to immediate financial aid

Below is a listing of new planned gifts as a result of this Grécourt Match 2020

Type of New Planned Gift
Number
Reunion Bequest Intentions (RBI - for class's in their 50th Reunion cycle)
81
Charitable Gift Annuities (CGA)
13
Deferred Payment Gift Annuities (DPGA)
14
Flexible Deferred Payment Gift Annuities (FDPGA)
5
Trusts
9
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA)
5
Life Insurance
1
Wills
25
Bequests from alums too young to document RBI (non-bookable)
8
Number of new Grécourt Society members
68

Contact Us

Planning your estate and legacy for future generations, including your charitable interests, takes careful evaluation. Consulting with the appropriate professionals can assist you.

Office of Gift Planning

Dawes House
8 Bedford Terrace
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (800) 241-2056 (option 5) or (413) 585-2051
E-mail: giftplanning@smith.edu