Sample Bequest Language

Residual Bequest Language 

A residual bequest comes to us after your estate expenses and specific bequests are paid: 

I give and devise to American Osteopathic Foundation (Tax ID #36-6056120), located at 142 E. Ontario Street, Suite 1450, Chicago, Illinois 60611 a percentage (or all) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to be used for its unrestricted use and purpose (or for the support of a specific fund or program). 



Specific Gift Language 

Naming American Osteopathic Foundation as a beneficiary of a specific asset from your estate:

I give and devise to American Osteopathic Foundation (Tax ID #36-6056120), located at 142 E. Ontario Street, Suite 1450, Chicago, Illinois 60611, (describe specific asset) to be used for its unrestricted use and purpose (or for the support of a specific fund or program).

 

As with any planned gift, please consult with your attorney and/or tax advisor before making any decision.