Sample Bequest Language

Information

Our Legal Name and Address: Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization, located at: 330 Seventh Ave, Suite 1900, New York, NY 10001.

The Federal Tax Id for Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice is: 52-1332694

Sample Bequest Language

Percentage of Estate:

I give to Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, currently of 330 Seventh Ave, Suite 1900, New York, NY 10001, ___% of my estate to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice shall, in its sole discretion, determine.

Fixed Amount:

I give to Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, currently of 330 Seventh Ave, Suite 1900, New York, NY 10001, the sum of $___ to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice shall, in its sole discretion, determine.

Residue of Estate (after probate costs and other expenses):

I give to Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, currently of 330 Seventh Ave, Suite 1900, New York, NY 10001, ___% of the rest and residue of my estate to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice shall, in its sole discretion, determine.

Safety Language: Language added whenever a gift is restricted

In the event the purposes of the restriction, in the opinion of the Board of Directors of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, can no longer be served, the Board may devote any remaining assets exclusively for charitable purposes that: (a) are within the scope of the charitable purpose, (b) most nearly approximate the original purpose of the gift; and (c) benefits the charity.

Thank You

We would like to take the opportunity to extend to you our warm appreciation for your kind consideration; we are truly honored to be thought of in this way. We find some our friends prefer to keep anonymity and we most honorably respect that. If you would like to let us know of your intentions, we invite you to contact us so we can extend our thank you personally.

For more information, please contact Ava Shapiro, our Director of Development, at ashapiro@bendthearc.us or call (212) 213-2113 ext. 47, if you have additional questions or if we can be of any further assistance.