Sample language to make a gift in your will to support KCTS 9
The following is intended to help you and your lawyer in drafting a bequest that meets your individual interests.
A General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:"I give to Cascade Public Media, a Washington nonprofit corporation, or its successor [insert here the exact dollar amount]."
A Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:"I give to Cascade Public Media, a Washington nonprofit corporation, or its successor [insert here a description of the particular property]."
A Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:"I give to Cascade Public Media, a Washington nonprofit corporation, or its successor all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate."
Please include Cascade Public Media's Federal Tax #91-1221895. Cascade Public Media is the legal name for the organization that includes KCTS Television ("KCTS 9") and Crosscut.
Please note: Unrestricted bequest gifts will be added to the Board Designated Endowment. Bequest gifts can also be designated for restricted endowments if they meet giving policies. Please contact Sherry Larsen-Holmes, Planned Giving Officer, at 206-443-6730 or SLarsen-Holmes@KCTS9.org about this or other giving options.
This information does not constitute legal, tax or financial advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional advice. Cascade Public Media encourages you to seek independent legal, estate planning and financial advice before deciding on a course of action. We also encourage you to talk with your family and friends about your plans, including your legacy gifts, your personal wishes and your healthcare directives.