Sample Bequest Language

To make a cash bequest:

…the sum of $_________ to be used by Los Altos Community Foundation for its general purposes.”

To give a percentage of the estate:

…_______ percent of my estate to be used by Los Altos Community Foundation for its general purposes.”

To give a residual amount or remaining interest:

…the rest, residue and remainder of my estate after all debts, expenses, and taxes have been paid and all the general and specific bequests have been made, to be used by Los Altos Community Foundation for its general purposes.”

To give a tangible asset or property:

…_______ shares of common stock of __________ (or insert here a description of other property) owned by me at my death as these shares shall exist at the date of my death, to be used by Los Altos Community Foundation for its general purposes.”

Questions? We’re here to help you! Please contact Joe Eyre, Executive Director, LACF:
650-949-5908 
joe.eyre@losaltoscf.org

Los Altos Community Foundation is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. All gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Tax ID#77-0273721.