Information for Your Attorney
Legal name: African Wildlife Foundation
Address: 1100 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20003 USA
Tax ID #: 52-0781390
African Wildlife Foundation is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and further, is not a private foundation under section 509(a). Gifts and bequests to African Wildlife Foundation are deductible to the extent permitted by law for income, gift and estate tax purposes.
Sample Bequest Language:
I give, devise and bequeath to the African Wildlife Foundation (tax ID # 52-0781390), a not-for-profit charitable corporation incorporated in the District of Columbia and presently having offices at 1100 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20003 USA, a specific gift of $ __________(or describe the specific property you intend to bequeath -- stocks, bonds, etc. Or designate a percentage, e.g. 20% of your estate or of an asset).
Remainder Gift (Residuary Bequest):
After all specific bequests, devises, and expenses have been fulfilled, I hereby give __________% of the residuary of my estate to the African Wildlife Foundation, (tax ID # 52-0781390), a not-for-profit charitable corporation incorporated in the District of Columbia and presently having offices at 1100 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20003 USA.
Designating Your Gift to a Specific Program or Species
If you would like to designate your gift to a specific aspect of our work, please make your request as broad as possible (for example, "elephant conservation") so that we will have the flexibility to honor your request far into the future. We also ask that you include language that gives AWF the discretion to allocate your gift to a similar need, if unforeseen circumstances make it impossible to meet your original request. For example,
"This gift shall be used for (state purpose) if and for so long as the African Wildlife Foundation determines that the need exists. If the need no longer exists, or if it is not possible (or prudent) for the bequest to be used as originally intended, AWF may, in its sole and uncontrolled discretion, direct the use of my bequest for a purpose related as closely as possible to that stated above."
For more information, please contact our Jessica Lindenfelser at 202-939-3322 or firstname.lastname@example.org.