Sample Gift-in-Will Language and Tax ID Number

Leaving a gift in your will (sometimes called a bequest) to a ministry or charity that you love is a great expression of your personal values, and it may be simpler than you think. We’ve developed language for the most common types of in-will gifts. These are suggestions and should be written or adapted by your legal counsel to fit your situation.

General Support
“I give _______ (% or dollar amount) of my estate to: [scssampleaddress] for its general use.”

Specific Program
“I give ____ (% or dollar amount) of my estate to: [scssampleaddress] for the (Name of the Project or Fund).”

Remainder of Estate
“I give and devise to: [scssampleaddress] all (or state a percentage) of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific fund or program).”

Our Legal Name & Tax ID Number
Your legal counsel will need this information when assisting you with your estate plan.

Legal Name: [scsname]
Tax ID Number: