Charitable Trusts

Rice Trust Inc.

Rice Trust Inc. (RTI) is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of Rice University. RTI was chartered in 1971 as a Texas Trust Company. RTI’s primary role is to serve as trustee for charitable remainder trusts in which Rice has the sole or primary remainder interest. As of June 30, 2023, RTI was trustee for 53 trusts with assets totaling more than $159 million.

Asset management and certain administrative services are provided by TIAA Kaspick. If you are an existing donor and are interested in obtaining a user ID and password to view your trust information on TIAA Kaspick’s website, please contact Amy Nelson 713-348-6098 or via e-mail at

For More Information

To explore whether a charitable remainder trust or other planned gift is right for you, please contact the Office of Gift Planning.


Phone: 713-348-4624