Planned Giving

Bequest Language for Donors

Bequest Language for Donors

The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting gift language for your will. As you consult your attorney on the selection of appropriate wording to reflect your own goals and intentions regarding Baptist Mid-Missions Foundation, be sure our organization’s correct legal name appears in all final documents as:

“Baptist Mid-Missions Foundation, Inc., PO Box 308011, Cleveland OH  44130-8011, a Ohio nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number: 45-2782288.”

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:

“I give to Baptist Mid-Missions Foundation, Inc., PO Box 308011, Cleveland OH  44130-8011, a Ohio nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 45-2782288, all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate.”

General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:

“I give to Baptist Mid-Missions Foundation, Inc., PO Box 308011, Cleveland OH  44130-8011, a Ohio nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 45-2782288 [insert here the exact dollar amount].”

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:

“I give to Baptist Mid-Missions Foundation, Inc., PO Box 308011, Cleveland OH  44130-8011, a Ohio nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 45-2782288, [insert here a description of the particular property].”

Contingent Bequest if the person making the will is not survived by certain individuals:

“If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to Baptist Mid-Missions Foundation, Inc., PO Box 308011, Cleveland OH  44130-8011, a Ohio nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number 45-2782288,  [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property, or percentage of residual estate].”