EFSC Foundation Gift Planning Guide | Page 4

Cash > Simple with immediate impact Benefits Cash is the easiest gift to make. Cash gifts go straight to work supporting the programs that are important to you. Cash gifts may be combined with other techniques described in this guide to leverage the impact of your gift. Did You Know?  EFSC accepts checks and wired funds. Or you can contribute online using a credit card at easternflorida.edu/foundation/. Cash gifts provide the maximum charitable income tax deduction available under federal tax laws. For cash gifts, you can claim a deduction up to 50 percent of your adjusted gross income, with any excess balance carried forward for up to five years. 4