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Bequest Language

Example bequest language - Please feel free to change the numbers or percentages as you desire for any of these sample types of bequests.

Note: All gifts to The University of Louisiana at Monroe are accepted and administered by The University of Louisiana at Monroe Foundation, an official 501(c)(3) affiliate of ULM, Tax I.D. #72-6028527.
1. Bequest of cash

"I bequeath the sum of $10,000 to The University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation, a Louisiana non-profit corporation located in Monroe, LA, in support of The University of Louisiana at Monroe."

2. Bequest of a percent of the estate

"I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal and wherever located to The University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation, a Louisiana non-profit corporation located in Monroe, LA, in support of The University of Louisiana at Monroe."

3. Contingent Bequest

"If my brother John Doe survives me, I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal and wherever located, to John Doe. If John Doe does not survive me, then I devise and bequeath 20% of my residuary estate, whether real or personal and wherever located, to The University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation, a Louisiana non-profit corporation located in Monroe, LA, in support of The University of Louisiana at Monroe."


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