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Sample Bequest Language

Sample Bequest Language for an Unrestricted Gift
[I give, bequeath, and devise ____% or $____, or the rest and residue of my estate] to the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, an Illinois corporation authorized by its charter and bylaws to accept, hold and administer charitable funds, to be used to support the Community Impact Fund and to be administered pursuant to the policies of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois.

Sample Bequest Language to Establish a Component Fund
[I give, bequeath, and devise ____% or $____, or the rest and residue of my estate] to the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, an Illinois corporation authorized by its charter and bylaws to accept, hold and administer charitable funds, to be used to establish a component fund of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois to be known as the ___________________________ (“the Fund”) and to be administered pursuant to a fund agreement on file with such organization.

Sample Bequest Language to Add to an Existing Component Fund
[I give, bequeath, and devise ____% or $____, or the rest and residue of my estate] to the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, an Illinois corporation authorized by its charter and bylaws to accept, hold and administer charitable funds, to be contributed to the __________________________ (the name of component fund) of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois and to be administered pursuant to a fund agreement on file with such organization.

Please use the following information for the Foundation:

Community Foundation of Central Illinois
3625 North Sheridan Road Peoria, IL 61615
309-674-8730
EIN: 37-1185713

The Community Foundation of Central Illinois is confirmed in
compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations

Community Foundation National Standards