Sample Bequest Language

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For a gift that can be used where the need is greatest:

I give to the Australian Shepherd Health and Genetics Institute, Inc., a non-profit 501 (c)(3) Corporation, headquartered in Grover Beach, California, (Federal Tax ID ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________) the sum of $_____________to be used to advance sound scientific research and support the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat and cure canine disease.

For a gift for a specific disease:

I give to the Australian Shepherd Health and Genetics Institute, Inc., a non-profit 501 (c)(3) Corporation, headquartered in Grover Beach, California, (Federal Tax ID ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________) the sum of $_____________to be used to advance sound scientific research and support the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat and cure canine disease for the ____________ disease.

For a gift that gives the remainder of the estate after all other estate expenses and specific bequests have been paid:

I give to the Australian Shepherd Health and Genetics Institute, Inc., a non-profit 501 (c)(3) Corporation, headquartered in Grover Beach, California, (Federal Tax ID ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________) the sum of $_____________, all or a percentage____________% of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to be used to advance sound scientific research and support the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat and cure canine disease.

For a gift that is contingent on the change of status of a previously identified beneficiary:

If (insert name) is not living at the time of my demise, I bequeath to the Australian Shepherd Health and Genetics Institute, Inc., a non-profit 501 (c)(3) Corporation, headquartered in Grover Beach, California, (Federal Tax ID ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________) the sum of $ _______ (or all or a percentage of the residue of my estate) to be used to advance sound scientific research and support the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat and cure canine disease.