Planned Giving Sample Text

Make a donation of a specific amount:

“I give to RESIST, INC., a Massachusetts not-for-profit corporation that is recognized as exempt from tax under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with its principal office located at P.O. Box 301240, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, the sum of $___ to be used for its general purposes.”

Leave a percentage of your estate:

“I give to RESIST, INC., a Massachusetts not-for-profit corporation that is recognized as exempt from tax under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with its principal office located at P.O. Box 301240, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, ___ percent of the total value of my estate to be used for its general purposes.”

Take care of others first, and leave the remainder, or residual, of your estate to our organization:

“I give to RESIST, INC., a Massachusetts not-for-profit corporation that is recognized as exempt from tax under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with its principal office located at P.O. Box 301240, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 [all or ___ percent)] of my residuary estate to be used for its general purposes.”

Leave a contingent gift that only takes effect if one of your beneficiaries predeceases you:

“In the event of the death of any of the beneficiaries, I give to RESIST, INC., a Massachusetts not-for-profit corporation that is recognized as exempt from tax under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with its principal office located at P.O. Box 301240, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, (specific, percentage, or residual language as above).”

If you would like more information about our planned giving, please contact Kendra at kendra@resist.org.