Alta Vista Heritage Society

Prairie View A & M University invites you to join The Alta Vista Heritage Society which honors alumni, friends, faculty, and staff who have chosen to include the university in their estate plans. The University which was formerly known as The Alta Vista Agriculture & Mechanical College for Colored Youth, was established in 1876 as the first state supported college in Texas for African Americans.Heritage members will forever keep a watchful eye on us and remain proud of their institution.

To join the Alta Vista Heritage Society, giving options include:

  • Bequests by will or living trust
  • Beneficiary of an IRA or other qualified retirement plan
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Charitable remainder trust and other qualified trusts
  • Gifts of life insurance
  • Other qualified planned gifts (cash, property, stocks, other securities)

Your benefits:

  • Alta Vista Heritage Society membership acknowledgements, including annual report
  • Special invitations to donor appreciation events at the university
  • Tax benefits
Join the Alta Vista Heritage Society