Sample Bequest Language
If you would like to contribute to the future of science exploration and education, consider including this language in your estate plans:
I give [__ percent of my estate, or description of asset, or ____ dollars] to the California Academy of Sciences, a California nonprofit corporation, for its general use.
I give [__ percent of my estate, or ___ dollars, or description of asset] to the California Academy of Sciences, a California nonprofit corporation, for the restricted purpose of _______. If, in the future, the Board of Trustees of the Academy determines that the restriction placed herein would result in an impracticable use of the bequest, it may designate another purpose for its use that most nearly accomplishes my wishes.
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