Sample Bequest Language

© Tim Irvin / WWF-Canada

All that’s needed to leave a legacy gift is a few sentences.

Here is some information that will be helpful when you meet with your lawyer to draft or update your Will:

Legal Name: World Wildlife Fund Canada
Charitable Registration #: 11930 4954 RR0001
Address: 410 Adelaide Street West, Ste 400, Toronto, ON M5V 1S8

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 have questions about what type of gift will work best for you, please contact us. We will be happy to work with you and your family to help you meet your goals.
* When making decisions concerning your Estate, please seek independent professional advice from your lawyer or financial advisor.

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Sample Bequest Language

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Phone: 1-800-267-2632 or 416-484-7737