Make a Gift in a Few Easy Steps

Not everyone wants to commit to making a gift in their wills or trusts. Some prefer the increased flexibility that a beneficiary designation provides by using: 

  • IRAs and retirement plans
  • Life insurance policies
  • Donor-advised funds
  • Commercial annuities

It is very simple to name the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) as a beneficiary. Start by requesting a change-of-beneficiary form from your policy administrator or download the form from your provider's website. Make your desired changes and return the form to establish your gift.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact the administrator of your retirement plan, insurance policy, or bank account for a change-of-beneficiary form, or simply download a form from your provider's website. 
  2. Decide what percentage (1 to 100) you would like the African Wildlife Foundation to receive and name us, along with the percentage you chose, on the beneficiary form. Return the completed form.
  3. Contact Jon Apfelbaum at 202 939 3317 or legacygifts@awf.org to let us know your goals for the gift so we can ensure it is used as you intend.

Legal name: African Wildlife Foundation
Address: 1100 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20003 USA
Federal tax ID number: 52-0781390

An Example from AWF

Gary Braxel

Gary Baxel discovered the important work AWF was doing in 2013. He was so impressed by the breadth of our work that he decided to make AWF a beneficiary of his mutual funds. Losing Africa’s magnificent animals, he says, would be “an unthinkable tragedy.” His gift will ensure we can continue to protect Africa's most vulnerable animals for generations to come.

Read Gary's Story

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Federal Tax ID Number: 52-0781390