Leaving a gift to the Alliance by bequest involves including language in your will or trust. Your bequest can be made through a specific dollar amount, percentage of your estate or residual portion of assets.
General bequests are legacies left to certain people or causes that come from the general value of your estate. You designate a specific dollar amount, particular asset or fixed percentage of your estate to go to the Ice Age Trail Alliance. Read sample general bequest language.
Specific bequests are made when a particular sum, item or property is bequeathed for a designated purpose. For example, you can ensure Ice Age Trail Alliance-owned lands are perpetually maintained through your gift. Read sample specific bequest language.
Residuary bequests are made when you intend to leave the residue portion of your assets after other terms of the will have been satisfied. Read sample residuary bequest language.
Contingency bequests allow you to leave a portion of your estate to a particular charity if your named beneficiary does not survive you. Read sample contingency bequest language.