Become a Member of the Archbishop Gannon Founder’s Society

Designating Gannon University as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401k, 403b, SEP, or other retirement account is a great tax-wise option for donors of all ages.

You can help shape Gannon’s future with an estate gift that creates your own personal and meaningful legacy.

Join the growing number of Gannon and Villa Maria alumni who have included the University in their estate plans and have joined the Archbishop John Mark Gannon Founder’s Society.

  • It’s easy. A bequest can be established by your attorney adding a few words to your will or trust. A beneficiary designation for an IRA or other asset needs only your signature.
  • It leaves lifetime finances intact and passes your gift to the University after your lifetime.
  • It’s flexible. You can adjust your gift any time you wish.
  • It establishes the legacy you want. You can direct your support to the University area most meaningful to you

For more information, visit or contact University Advancement at 814-871-7468.

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