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Bequest Language

Example bequest language - Please feel free to change the numbers or percentages as you desire.

1. Bequest of cash

"I bequeath the sum of $10,000 to the Georgia Baptist Foundation, Inc. of Duluth, GA., to be held in trust, in perpetuity with the net earnings being remitted at least annually to the (name your favorite Baptist church, ministry or ministries)."

2. Bequest of a percent of the estate

"I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to the Georgia Baptist Foundation, Inc., Duluth, GA., to be held in trust, in perpetuity with the net earnings being remitted at least annually to the (name your favorite Baptist church, ministry or ministries)."

3. Contingent Bequest

"If my brother John Doe survives me, I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to John Doe. If John Doe does not survive me, then I devise and bequeath 20% of my residuary estate, whether real or personal property and wherever located to the Georgia Baptist Foundation, Inc., Duluth, GA., to be held in trust, in perpetuity with the net earnings being remitted at least annually to the (name your favorite Baptist church, ministry or ministries)." Please note: The name and image above is representative of a typical donor and may or may not be an actual donor to our organization. Since the charitable purpose of your bequest may be different from this person, you may want to contact us to discuss a bequest.
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