Leaving A LegacyLeave a legacy of your contribution to Avondale—or that of a family member or friend—by purchasing or gifting an alumni paver or plaque or giving a bequest, an endowment or a gift-in-kind.
Alumni Heritage Walk
Honours Avondale alumni while supporting the preservation and restoration of the Lake Macquarie campus.Learn more
Alumni Memorial Prayer Garden
Honours alumni who died while studying or serving at Avondale.Learn more
BequestsBequests are gifts given through a will. They can be in the form of cash, an endowment or a gift-in-kind. Avondale will ensure a donor’s will is prepared without charge by a Seventh-day Adventist trust services director.
EndowmentsEndowments are gifts of cash or property Avondale must invest, with the principal remaining for a set period of time or in perpetuity. Avondale may use the interest from an endowment to provide a revenue stream to support departments, facilities, research, staff members who lecture or students. Because Avondale spends only the interest, an endowment lasts beyond a lifetime.
Gifts-in-kindGifts-in-kind may include property other than cash, such as pieces of art, books and manuscripts, equipment and land. They may also qualify as tax deductions.
If you believe in leaving a legacy through a bequest, endowment or gift-in-kind, contact Vice-Chancellor Professor Kevin Petrie.
Contact: Kevin Petrie