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Bequest Sample Language

Bequest (Sample Language)

Unrestricted Gift: A gift that can be used where need is greatest.

I give, devise, and bequeath the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia $_______* for its general purposes.

Gift for a Specific Purpose: A gift that is to be used for a specific purpose.

I give, devise, and bequeath to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia the sum of $_____*to be used for (state a specific program, purpose, or activity).

Residuary Bequest: Leaves any remainder after all other bequests have been paid.

I give, devise, and bequeath to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia _____ percent of the residue of my estate to be used for its general purposes.

Contingency Gift: Takes effect only if a primary intention can’t be met

In the event that________ predeceases me, I give, devise, and bequeath his/her bequest or share to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia to be used for its general purposes.

*rather than name a specific sum, you can include language that refers to a percentage of your estate or a description of the property you wish to give.

Bequest provisions designated for a specific program require additional language. Unless otherwise designated, gifts to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria could be placed in the Endowment Fund of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Foundation for permanent investment, with the income being used to finance Art Gallery of Greater Victoria programs and services. It is best to contact the gallery in advance to ensure that your wishes are properly understood.

The purpose of this web page is to provide general information, not to offer legal advice. We recommend that you consult with your legal, tax or financial advisor about your Will and other estate and financial planning matters.