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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.

General Bequest

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]."
Specific Bequest

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]."
Residuary Bequest

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.

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Cascade Public Media ("CPM") is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Federal Tax ID: 91-1221895. Cascade Public Media, which includes KCTS 9, is currently registered with the WA Secretary of State's office under the charitable solicitation act at chapter 19.09 RCW - call 1-800-332-4483. Additional financial and other information may be obtained by contacting CPM at 1-800-937-5287 or the Secretary's office by visiting at sos.wa.gov/charities

This site is informational and educational in nature. It is not offering professional tax, legal, or accounting advice.

For specific advice about the effect of any planning concept on your tax or financial situation or with your estate, please consult a qualified professional advisor.