Sample Bequest Language
ALL THAT’S NEEDED TO LEAVE A LEGACY GIFT IS A FEW SENTENCES.
The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a bequest that meets your needs.
OUR SUGGESTED WORDING FOR A RESIDUAL GIFT
“To pay WWF-Canada the residue (or share of the residue) of my Estate for such use and purpose as the Board of Directors may determine.”
OUR SUGGESTED WORDING FOR A SPECIFIC GIFT
“To pay WWF-Canada the sum of $___ for such use and purpose as the Board of Directors may determine.”
*If you are interested in supporting a specific project or program, it is best to discuss your plans with our planned giving professionals before completing your bequest language to confirm your wishes can be met by WWF-Canada.
Please note: The policies of WWF-Canada do not allow WWF-Canada or its representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.
Useful Legal Information
Legal name: WORLD WILDLIFE FUND CANADA
Address: 410 Adelaide St. West, Suite 400, Toronto, ON M5V 1S8
Charitable Registration Number: 11930 4954 RR0001