How to Give

Ways to Support

Gifts from donors are crucial to the success of the Center for Medical Education. All contributions of any size make a difference. Your generosity enables LSU Health Shreveport to lead the way in research and healthcare education for generations to come. We strive to always demonstrate our profound gratitude for your support. Please review the gift options listed below. 

Help us build the future.

Outright Gifts of Cash

The LSU Health Sciences Foundation of Shreveport is deeply grateful for gifts of cash. Unrestricted gifts are the most effective way to meet our goals in developing the Center for Medical Education, as they go towards the greatest area of need. All contributions of any size make a difference. Your generosity enables LSU Health Shreveport to continue to lead the way in research and healthcare education. To make a gift now please visit LSU Health Sciences Foundation or reach us at 318.861.0855.

Outright Gifts of Cash

The LSU Health Sciences Foundation of Shreveport is deeply grateful for gifts of cash. Unrestricted gifts are the most effective way to meet our goals in developing the Center for Medical Education, as they go towards the greatest area of need. All contributions of any size make a difference. Your generosity enables LSU Health Shreveport to continue to lead the way in research and healthcare education. To make a gift now please visit LSU Health Sciences Foundation or reach us at 318.861.0855.

Pledged Giving

Gifts of cash may be pledged over a set period of time determined by the donor. To determine the best option for you, please contact the LSU Health Sciences Foundation of Shreveport at 318.861.0855. 

 

Planned Giving

Through planned giving, you can leave an indelible mark upon LSU Health Shreveport for generations to come. Sustain our mission through estate planning, bequests, charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities, or retirement. We can help you craft a vision for your charitable legacy that supports the Center of Medical Education for years to come. To discuss more about planned giving, contact the LSU Health Sciences Foundation of Shreveport at 318.861.0855.

 

Gifts of Stock/Securities

Assets such as securities, stock, and bonds can be transferred to the Foundation to benefit LSU Health Shreveport and specifically the Center for Medical Education. Securities and mutual funds with an increase in value and held for more than one year are excellent gift assets. When you make a gift of this kind, you often are eligible for tax savings – meaning you can give even more to the Foundation.

Advantages include:

  • Direct your gift directly to The Center for Medical Education.
  • Fund a longer-term gift in support the Center for Medical Education or make a significant contribution now.
  • Double benefits: a current income tax deduction and avoid capital gains taxes.

How it works:
Begin the process by starting a conversation with your broker, initiating an electronic transfer, or mailing stock certificates directly to the LSU Health Sciences Foundation of Shreveport. We can help you every step of the way to ensure the maximum tax benefits and gift amount. Contact the Foundation at 318.861.0855.

 

Gifts-In-Kind

In-kind gifts are contributions of goods or services other than cash donations. The Center for Medical Education can benefit from a wide range of goods, services, or expertise. To discuss the best option for you, please contact the LSU Health Sciences Foundation of Shreveport at 318.861.0855.

 

Have Questions?

Review our FAQS or contact the LSU Health Sciences Foundation of Shreveport at 318.861.0855.

Ensure your name is a permanent part of the Center for Medical Education at LSU Health Shreveport with a custom plaque on an auditorium seat or an engraved brick paver. These lasting gifts are perfect for alumni or current students and are a great way to honor those who have come before to help pave the way for medical education.

A Closer Look

This self-guided tour walks you through the innovative Center for Medical Education. Get an up-close look at the 500-seat auditorium, the Clinical Skills Center, the state-of-the-art fitness rooms, the Center of Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats, and everything in between.

Want To Get Involved?

Donor support is crucial to the success of the Center for Medical Education. Your investment will impact students and faculty today, continue LSU Health Shreveport's success for generations to come, and strengthen the economy of North Louisiana. Thank you for your support.