Giving of Personal Property or "Gifts in Kind"
Industrial Robotic Equipment
Collector's Chevy Watch
1964-65-66 LSSU yearbooks
Kodak Carousel slide projector
World War 1 uniform
Two cell phones with batteries
"Towards a Greater Peace" print
1989-90 Hockey Cards
ERC 10 degree driver (golf club)
Canadian coin collection
Gift of Property
Commercial Industrial Building and Land
Framed Great Lakes Freighter picture
Museum quality rocks and minerals
Brown & Sharp Measurement Machine
10 issues of the New Yorker Magazine
“Boston Whaler” boat
Subscription to U.S. Naval Institute
Original Ateroids Arcade game
Computer, printer, scanner
Leather Golf Bag with Signatures
Mario Lemeuix Rookie Card
Edmond Fitzgerald Print
Antique Fire Extinguisher
HCC 180PR Chillers
Autographed jersey by Steve Yzerman
Doctoral Dissertation: 2 volumes
Factory building and land
Antique saddle used at Fort Brady
Dry Cleaning Service
As you can see by the list, there have been wide and varied kinds of gifts to the University through the LSSU Foundation.
When contributing “something” to the University, “it” must be able to be used or sold to further the mission of LSSU. When the value of a gift-in-kind donation is $500 or more for the year, the original costs of the items, plus information about how and when they were acquired also must be documented on IRS form 8283.
Please review the list of schools and departments to see if your donation might be appropriate to be used to advance our education program in some way.
Please contact the appropriate dean, faculty or program director when considering donating equipment, materials or product, or artifact that can be used in a University program or museum.
Businesses, corporations and manufacturers are encouraged to contact the appropriate dean of the college or school to which you wish to direct your equipment gift.
If you wish to receive a charitable tax credit for your in-kind gift, it is imperative that you contact the LSSU Foundation to be involved in the gift process. If the Foundation is not involved, you may not get the proper credit for your gift. (Sometimes the faculty forget about this!)
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires the donor to obtain a certified appraisal for any in-kind gift whose fair market value is $5,000 or more. Contact the LSSU Foundation for more information.
More information: Receiving Donated Items - Noncash Charitable Contributions