In as little as one sentence, you can complete your gift to the WGSD Foundation. By including WGSD Foundation in your will or living trust, you ensure we can continue creating brighter futures for our WGSD students for years to come.
You can give a specific amount of cash or security, a piece of property, or a percentage of your estate. Planned gifts of $25,000 or more can be restricted for a specific purpose, such as a named scholarship. If not restricted, all planned gifts will be for unrestricted use to benefit the foundation’s mission and programs.
Suggested language to discuss with your legal counsel while developing your will or trust:
- Unrestricted Bequest: “I give and bequeath to WGSD Foundation, Federal EIN # 43-1495249, (please insert dollar figure or estate percentage), for the use and benefit of the mission and general purposes of the WGSD Foundation.”
- Restricted Bequest: “I give and Bequeath to WGSD Foundation, Federal EIN# 43-1495249, (please insert dollar figure or estate percentage), to establish the (for example, the John Doe Named Award Science Scholarship) ”
What if you decide to change it? You can. Your will or trust can be altered. Even so, informing us of your gift allows us to work with you to use your gift as you intend and to thank you for your generosity.