Bequest (Sample Language)

Our Legal Name and Address: Greenpeace Fund, Inc., is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt charitable organization, located at: 702 H Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20001.

Greenpeace Fund, Inc.’s Federal Tax Id: 95-3313195

Date of Incorporation: November 20, 1978

Percentage of Estate:
I give to Greenpeace Fund, currently of 702 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, ___% of my estate to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Greenpeace Fund shall, in its sole discretion, determine.

Fixed Amount:
I give to Greenpeace Fund, currently of 702 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, the sum of $___ to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Greenpeace shall, in its sole discretion, determine.

Residue of Estate (after probate costs and other expenses):
I give to Greenpeace Fund, currently of 702 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, ___% of the rest and residue of my estate to be used in such a manner as the Board of Directors of Greenpeace 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 Greenpeace Fund, 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.

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:

Email us or call us at 1-800-328-0678 if you have additional questions or if we can be of any further assistance.

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Greenpeace Fund, Inc. is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) entity and promotes
Greenpeace’s mission through public education and grants to other environmental organizations.
Contributions to Greenpeace Fund, Inc. are tax-deductible.
Greenpeace Fund, Inc.’s Tax ID number is: 95-3313195.

Greenpeace Fund Inc. | 702 H Street NW, Suite 300 | Washington, DC 20001

1-800-328-0678 - Corrine Barr

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