Sample Language for Your Will or Trust

The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a bequest that meets your needs:

“I give to the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit corporation currently located at 2 Battle Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-3780, or its successor thereto, ______________* [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

*If you are interested in supporting a specific project or program, it is best to discuss your plans with our planned giving professionals before completing your bequest language to confirm your wishes can be met by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Please note: The policies of the Union of Concerned Scientists do not allow UCS or its representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.

Legal name: Union of Concerned Scientists

Address: 2 Brattle Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-3780

Federal Tax ID number: #04-2535767

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This information is not intended as legal, accounting, or other professional advice. For assistance in planning your gift(s), please consult a lawyer and/or financial advisor for professional advice.