Sample Bequest Language

The following are examples of three outright gift provisions in support of the mission and vision of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. The sample language illustrates how a bequest or a gift through a living trust can be accomplished and is intended to be used for educational purposes rather than as a substitute for legal advice. We encourage donors to share this information with their legal counsel and financial advisors, and recommend that anyone undertaking estate planning do so with the consultation of an attorney. For questions, please contact EGPAF's Senior Major Gifts Officer, Colleen Hughes at chughes@pedaids.org or 202-470-1041.

Cash Bequest to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
A cash bequest provides the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation with a specified sum of money from a donor's estate. These bequests are fulfilled second, after specific and before residuary bequests.

"I give _____ Dollars ($_____) to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 Washington, D.C. non-profit corporation, 1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. to further the objectives and purposes of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation."

Residuary Bequest to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
A residuary bequest is made from the residue, or what remains in a donor's estate after specific and cash bequests, taxes, settlement costs and debts are satisfied. This type of bequest is sensitive to changes in the size of the estate over time.

"I give the residue (or _____ percent of the residue) of my estate to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, a a 501 (c) 3 Washington, D.C. non-profit corporation, 1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. to further the objectives and purposes of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation"

Specific Bequest to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

A specific bequest gives a specific item or specific piece of property* to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Such bequests are fulfilled first, before cash and residuary bequests. If the donor disposes of the specified property during his or her lifetime, there will be no bequest to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.



"I give ________________ (describe asset) to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 Washington, D.C. non-profit corporation, 1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20036 to further the objectives and purposes of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation."
*In order to make sure your item or property will be accepted for sale, please contact the EGPAF Office of Gift Planning before adding a specific item or piece of property gifted to EGPAF as part of your estate planning.

*In order to make sure your item or property will be accepted for sale, please contact EGPAF's Senior Major Gifts Officer, Colleen Hughes, at chughes@pedaids.org or 202-470-1041 before adding a specific item or piece of property gifted to EGPAF as part of your estate planning.