Sample Bequest Language for an Unrestricted Gift
I hereby give to GreaterGood.org, a Washington 501 (c)3 nonprofit with the office address GreaterGood.org, 600 University Street, Suite 1000, Seattle, WA 98101, (the sum of $____) or (____% of the residue of my estate,) to be used for its general purposes.
Sample Bequest Language for a gift to a specific use
I hereby give to GreaterGood.org., a Washington 501 (c)3 nonprofit with office address GreaterGood.org, 600 University Street, Suite 1000, Seattle, Washington 98101-9716, (the sum of $____) or (____% of the residue of my estate,) to be used for the purposes I have designated in writing and delivered to GreaterGood.org. If, in its opinion, the need for funds for the designated purpose no longer exists, GreaterGood.org. is authorized to use these funds for a similar purpose.
(You can choose to list the programs, or you can also include further instructions if you want to specify where or how the funds should be used by the program. For example:
- Rescue Rebuild – for renovating domestic violence shelters to accommodate pets
- Rescue Bank – to provide food and essential supplies for pets in shelters and rescues
- The Jackson Galaxy Project – split funds evenly to support the Cat Pawsitive initiative and The Barry Fund.
Legal Name: GreaterGood.org
Legal Address: 600 University Street, Suite 1000
Seattle, WA 98101
Tax ID: 20-4846675
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