Planning a Gift to ESA
Adding a Codicil to an Existing Living Trust or Will
to Include a Charitable Bequest
Note - this is an example only. Please consult with your attorney.
This is a codicil to my living trust or will dated _____________________.
I give and bequeath the sum of $_____________
[or] the following described property
[or] ______% of my estate
[or] the residue of my estate
to Ecological Society of America. In all other respects I confirm my said living trust or will.
Witnessed By: _________________________
Options for specifying the purpose of the gift:
Where the need is greatest:
Designated for (fund, program, equipment, building, etc.)