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Legacy Society

What Is the Legacy Society?

The Legacy Society was established in 1991 to recognize UW alumni and friends who have made an estate commitment or a deferred gift to the University of Wyoming Foundation.

Legacy Society event

What Does Membership in the Legacy Society Include?

  • Invitation to Legacy Society events
  • Biannual Cowboy Legacy newsletter
  • Legacy Society lapel pin
  • Listing in the newsletter, unless you wish to remain anonymous


What Deferred or Estate Gifts Qualify Donors for Membership?

  • Bequests
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Life estates
  • Retirement plan assets
  • Charitable lead trusts
  • Life insurance policies


What If I Have Already Included UW in my Estate Plans?

If you have already planned to include the University of Wyoming in your will or estate plan, please contact us. We may be able to help you with details to ensure your wishes are met.

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