Letter of Understanding Regarding Gift to University to Establish Scholarship Fund

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					                     Letter of Understanding Regarding Gift to University
                                to Establish Scholarship Fund

                                         (Date of Letter)

                                     (Name of University)
                                     (Address of University)
(Name of Donor)
(Address of Donor)

       Re:     (Name of Scholarship Fund)

      (Name of University) agrees to establish the (Name of Scholarship Fund), to be
governed in accordance with the terms of this Agreement:

1.       The fund shall be known as the (Name of Scholarship Fund), hereinafter called the
Fund, and shall be an endowed scholarship fund. The Fund shall be established with an outright
gift of $___________ by (date), and the establishment of a deferred gift of $___________ by
(date), given by (Name of Donor), hereinafter called the Donor. The Fund will become effective
immediately upon receipt of the initial gift of $_______________. This Fund shall be held and
administered as a part of the University Pooled Endowment Funds.

2.      Additional gifts may be made over time. The investment, management and expenditure
of the Fund shall be in accordance with University policies and procedures. Any outright or
deferred gifts designated for the Fund by other sources shall be added to the principal and held,
invested and administered as though an original part of the Fund.

3.     The Fund shall be used to provide financ
				
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Description: An endowment is a permanent fund bestowed upon an individual or institution, such as a university, museum, hospital, or foundation, to be used for a specific purpose. Gifts to charitable or educational institutions may provide tax advantages to individuals and corporations in the form of itemized deductions in computing taxable income. Gifts qualify as deductible charitable contributions only if made to, or for the use of, certain organizations. A gift involves transferring title by voluntary action of the owner without receiving anything in exchange. A gift of property is a: 1. Passing of title; 2. Made with the intent to pass title; 3. Without receiving money or value in consideration for the passing of title. Gifts can be classified as: 1. Inter vivos gifts; 2. Gifts causa mortis. 3. Gifts and transfers to minors. 4. Conditional gifts. 5. Anatomical gifts The donor is the person making the gift, and the donee is the person receiving the gift. A gift may be made as a result of something the donee has done, but this is not consideration unless receiving the "gift" is a condition of doing something - then it is not a gift. An inter vivos gift is what we think of as an ordinary gift between two persons. An inter vivos gift is made if a donor intends to convey all rights to the property at the present time and delivers the property to the donee. The gift takes effect upon the donor's intent to transfer ownership and making delivery. The donee can refuse the gift. If there is no acceptance, the gift is not complete. Delivery ordinarily involves handing the gift over to the donee. This can be accomplished by physically delivering the gift or by symbolic delivery.
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PARTNER William Glover
I received my B.B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 1973 and my J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1976. I joined the firm of Wells Marble & Hurst in May 1976 as an Associate and became a Partner in 1979. While at Wells, I supervised all major real estate commercial loan transactions as well as major employment law cases. My practice also involved estate administration and general commercial law. I joined the faculty of Belhaven College, in Jackson, MS, in 1996 as Assistant Professor of Business Administration and College Attorney. While at Belhaven I taught Business Law and Business Ethics in the BBA and MBA programs; Judicial Process and Constitutional Law History for Political Science Department); and Sports Law for the Department of Sports Administration. I am now on the staff of US Legal Forms, Inc., and drafts forms, legal digests, and legal summaries. I am a LTC and was Staff Judge Advocate for the Mississippi State Guard from 2004-2008. I now serve as the Commanding Officer of the 220th MP BN at Camp McCain near Grenada, MS. I served on active duty during Hurricanes Dennis (July, 2005), Katrina (August, 2005) and Gustav in 2008. I played football at the University of Mississippi in 1969-1971 under Coach John Vaught. I am the author of the Sports Law Book (For Coaches and Administrators) and the Sports Law Handbook for Coaches and Administrators (with Legal Forms),