Worcester Free Public Library

To make a bequest


Bequests to the Worcester Public Library Foundation represent a vital source of support in ensuring the continuing vitality of the library for future generations. Whether you choose to make an unrestricted or restricted gift, the following examples of bequest wording are provided as a guideline for your convenience. Each individual situation is unique, and, therefore, these examples include only some of the possible gift opportunities. We encourage you to share your final will provision with the Worcester Public Library Foundation to ensure that your wishes will be properly followed and recognized.

Unrestricted Gifts:Unrestricted gifts provide the Worcester Public Library Foundation with the option designate funds to the most pressing needs at a given time.

I hereby give, bequest and devise to the Worcester Public Library Foundation, a not-for-profit organization located at 3 Salem Square, Worcester MA, the sum of ____________ dollars (or the property described below, or ___________% of my residual estate) for use in furthering the charitable purposes of the Worcester Public Library Foundation.

Restricted Endowed Gifts:Endowed Funds may be designated for a specific intent. We kindly request that you consult with the Worcester Public Library Foundation before designating a purpose for your bequest

I hereby give, bequest and devise to the Worcester Public Library Foundation, a not-for-profit organization located at 3 Salem Square, Worcester, MA, the sum of __________ dollars (or the property described below, or _________% of my residual estate) for the establishment of the _____________ Fund (describe as appropriate). Should the need for such a Fund cease to exist, then I empower the Trustees of the Worcester Public Library Foundation to alter the application of this Fund as they deem most appropriate at that time.

For additional information, please contact:

Foundation Executive Director
Worcester Public Library Foundation
3 Salem Square
Worcester MA 01608
508.799.1656

This document is general in nature and does not represent a rendering of legal advice.  Prospective donors are urged to consult their personal tax, legal and financial advisors concerning the specific consequences of making gifts to the Worcester Public Library Foundation.

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