Personal property can be given to the College either as a lifetime gift or via a bequest. Property can be either for the College's use in its mission or it can be sold with the proceeds going to support a purpose of your choice here at Bowdoin. Claiming a tax deduction for gifts of property can require some additional steps and documentation.The Guide to Property Gifts provides more detail about ways to make a gift of property to Bowdoin.
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