Planned Giving

The planned giving staff at East Tennessee State University Foundation stands ready to help you meet your unique financial needs by:

  • Providing gift plans that benefit you and your family
  • Bringing immediate and deferred tax advantages to both you and your heirs
  • Having a meaningful impact on ETSU and our goals and interests, beyond your own lifetime and far into the future

Take a look around and explore the site. Learn about the many opportunities to support ETSU through charitable giving. We encourage you to consider the gift planning site for East Tennessee State University Foundation a resource for all of your charitable giving needs.

Explore these links for more information:
Meet Your Donors
Compare Gifts
What to Give
Ways to Give
Quiz Yourself
Gift Calculator
For Professional Advisors
ETSU Legacy Circle

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your gift plans, please contact Dr. Richard A. Manahan, CPA or Jeff W. Anderson, J.D. at 423-439-5352, or via e-mail at or

Check Out Our Monthly Feature Articles:

Nelsons Encourage Alumni, Friends to Include Foundation in Their Wills

Many alumni, faculty and staff know, and gratefully appreciate, ETSU Professor Emerita Dr. Diane Nelson.

Your Estate Plan Check-In

Do you have an estate plan? Does it reflect your current situation and wishes? Our checklist will help you make sure your plans are on track.

5 Moves to Make After Age 50

If you are 50 or older, there are key steps you should take to prepare for your future.

What You Need to Know to Protect Your Children's Inheritance

One of the most important steps you can take toward providing security for your children and peace of mind for yourself is to update your will.

Savings Bond Magic: How to Make the Taxes Disappear

Your savings bonds, when left to heirs at your death, are subject to income tax on the accumulated interest. When left to us, however, we will receive the full value of the bonds.

direct edit