The Legacy Society honors supporters who demonstrate unwavering confidence in Virginia Tech by including the university in their estate plans or by making deferred gifts.

Legacy Society membership is conferred when Virginia Tech is notified of your qualifying gift. Such gifts include:

  • Will bequest or trust

  • Charitable remainder trust (unitrust or annuity trust)

  • Gift annuity (immediate or deferred)

  • Retirement account beneficiary

  • Life insurance beneficiary

  • Remainder interest in retained life estate (residence or farm)

  • Pooled income fund

The Office of Gift Planning is happy to answer questions on deferred giving options and can be reached at or 540-231-2813.