BEQUEST WORDING FOR DONORS

The following is intended to help you draft a bequest that meets your intentions regarding Moravian Ministries Foundation in America. If you wish to support a particular program, we ask that you contact our office. Our legal name should appear as:

Legal name: Moravian Ministries Foundation in America, Federal Tax ID number: 56-2108469

We suggest the following wording:

General Bequest of a stated sum of money:

  "I give to My Moravian Church/Agency, Moravian Street Address, Town, State/Zip, Federal Tax Identification Number ___________________Dollars ($___________)."

Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate:

  "I give to My Moravian Church/Agency, Moravian Street Address, Town, State/Zip, Federal Tax Identification Number ____________, [insert here a description of the particular property]."

Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid:

  "I give to My Moravian Church/Agency, Moravian Street Address, Town, State/Zip, Federal Tax Identification Number _______________, [all] [a portion] of the rest of my estate."

Contingent Bequest if you are not survived by certain individuals:

  "If [name/s of primary beneficiary/ies] do/es not survive me, or shall die within ninety (90) days from the date of my death, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to My Moravian Church/Agency, Moravian Street Address, Town, State/Zip, Federal Tax Identification Number _______________, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property, or percentage of residual estate]."

Bequest for a specific fund or account at Moravian Ministries Foundation

            “I give to Moravian Ministries Foundation in America, Federal Tax Identification Number:  56-2108469, [insert here the exact dollar amount, description of property, or percentage of residual estate], for deposit into the [list the name of the fund/trust/account/etc.] fund and to hereby be administered under the terms of the applicable fund/trust agreement.”