Since 1932, the Southern College of Optometry has been dedicated to excellence in optometric education. As a private, nonprofit university, SCO depends on the generous gifts from alumni and friends to help fund its mission of educating the best possible healthcare providers, devoted to lifelong learning and service to their communities.
Many SCO donors have discovered that time spent considering the best ways to structure their gifts can help them make meaningful contributions while meeting personal planning goals as well.
In this gift planning section of our website, you will discover ways to make gifts to SCO you may not have thought possible.
- Learn how to give in ways that can actually “give back” for a time, providing extra income in retirement years or to help fund educational expenses and other needs.
- Add meaning to your gift by using it to honor a special friend or loved one.
- Discover how to save money on income, gift and estate taxes and redirect those amounts for use in ways you choose.
- Enjoy your giving more, knowing you are investing in SCO in ways that allow you to give the most you can at the lowest possible cost.
We hope this information will help you as you consider your financial and charitable goals.