Bequest Language

The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting a bequest that satisfies your interests. As you consult your attorney on the selection of appropriate wording to reflect your own goals and intentions regarding Moravian Ministries Foundation in America, be sure our organization’s correct legal name appears in all final documents as:

“Moravian Ministries Foundation in America, 119 Brookstown Ave, Suite 305, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, a North Carolina nonprofit corporation, or its successor, Federal Tax Identification Number: 56-2108469.”

General Unrestricted Bequest: 
I give (amount or% of estate/trust/bequest) to ,(name of Moravian Church/Agency), a (state abbreviation) nonprofit located in (city/state), or its successor thereto, for any reason or purpose whatsoever, as determined by the board of trustees of ,{name of Moravian Church/Agency). 

Endowment Bequest: 
I give (amount or% of estate/trust/bequest) to Moravian Ministries Foundation in America, a North Carolina nonprofit corporation with principal offices in Winston-Salem, NC, or its successor thereto, said funds shall be entered on the foundation's books and records as a separate endowed fund known as The (name of) Fund. The endowment will hereby be administered under the terms of the applicable fund/trust agreement. 

Restricted/Specific Bequest 
I give (amount or% of estate/trust/bequest) to (name of Moravian Church/Agency), a (state abbreviation) nonprofit located in (city/state), or its successor thereto, for the purpose of 

Examples: 
... providing financial aid for undergraduate/graduate youth as they work to obtain college/university education. 
... supporting the music ministry of ___ _.
... providing funds for missions work either in the United States or beyond.
... supporting youth and children's activities and missions.