Bequest language that can be used in a gift by will or living trust:
I give and bequeath to the Doe Fund, a not-for-profit corporation organized under the Laws of the State of New York and having
its principal office at 232 East 84th Street, New York, NY 10028.
To make a cash bequest:
the sum of $_________ to be used by the Doe Fund for its general purposes.
To give a percentage of the estate:
_______ percent of my estate to be used by the Doe Fund for its general purposes.
To give a residual amount or remaining interest:
the rest, residue and remainder of my estate after all debts, expenses and taxes
have been paid and all the general and specific bequests have
been made, to be used by the Doe Fund for its general purposes.
To give a tangible asset or property:
shares of common stock of __________ (or insert here a description
of other property) owned by me at my death as these shares shall
exist at the date of my death, to be used by the Doe Fund for its general purposes.
Please call Rebecca Karcher at (212) 628-5207 if you have any additional questions.
The Doe Fund
232 East 84th Street
New York, NY 10028