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IRA Rollover

Make a Difference. Give to Hood with the 2013 Charitable IRA Rollover Tax Exemption.

Please complete steps one and two to make a gift from your individual retirement account.

Step 1: Contact your IRA Administrator

By filling out this letter and sending it either electronically or by mail to your individual retirement account administrator, you can make a gift directly from your IRA to Hood College and receive tax benefits. Click here to make a gift directly to Hood from your IRA.

Step 2: Notify Hood of your IRA Gift

After requesting a transfer of funds from your IRA to Hood College, please inform us of your gift by filling out this form and sending it electronically or by mail to the address below. It is important to notify Hood to receive credit for your gift. Click here to let Hood know of your IRA gift.

Hood College
Office of Institutional Advancement
Attn: Jaime Cacciola, Director of Major Gifts and Gift Planning
401 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, MD 21701

Contribute funds this way if:

  • You are 70 ½ years or older.
  • Your IRA charitable gifts are $100,000 or less.
  • You transfer the gift outright to Hood College.
  • Your gift is made by December 31, 2013

The Benefits:

Explore our comprehensive planned giving webpages for the many benefits of using the IRA rollover at

The Next Step:

Be sure to contact a tax professional and your IRA administrator. Please send notification to your IRA administrator and to Hood College using the forms above. For more information contact Jaime Cacciola, Director of Major Gifts and Gift Planning, at (800) 707-5280 (option 7), (301) 696-3828 or with any questions.