Suggested Language for Remembering ACWIS in Your Estate

Legal Designation for Remembering Weizmann:

American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of New York, with offices presently at 633 Third Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, New York 10017.
Tax ID Number: 13-1623886.

Unrestricted Bequest:

I give, devise, and bequeath [property, percentage, dollar amount] to the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation (tax ID number 13-1623886) organized under the laws of the State of New York, with offices presently at 633 3rd Ave, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10017.

Bequest for a Specific Purpose or Project:

I give, devise, and bequeath [property, percentage, dollar amount] to the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation (tax id number 13-1623886) organized under the laws of the State of New York, with offices presently at 633 3rd Ave, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10017, to be used with a preference for______ (e.g., research, scholarships, new scientists, professorial chair, science education, science for the benefit of humanity general fund, etc.).

Bequest for Legacy Fund:

I give, devise, and bequeath [property, percentage, dollar amount] to the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation (tax id number 13-1623886) organized under the laws of the State of New York, with offices presently at 633 3rd Ave, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10017, to be used to establish the _____ Legacy Fund, with a preference for _______ (e.g., research, scholarships, new scientists, professorial chair, science education, science for the benefit of humanity general fund, etc.)

Note to be added for all the above:

My gift shall be administered pursuant to the policies, procedures, and spending rate of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science. If at any time in the judgment of the Board of Directors of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science it is no longer practicable to use the income or principal of this bequest for the specific purpose stated above, I authorize the Board, via its authorized designee, to use the income or principal for a purpose that it deems to be appropriate and consistent with the above–stated original purpose.  

In the case of a naming opportunity that has not been previously agreed upon, this gift shall be used to establish the highest–level naming opportunity available, based on the size of my gift when my estate is probated.

All donations are governed by ACWIS’s Gift Acceptance Policy and Applicable State laws. Please seek independent legal, financial, and tax advice concerning gift planning decisions.