Words For Your Will
We recommend the following language for making a gift to the YMCA of Greater Seattle by will or revocable trust:
"I hereby give to the YMCA of Greater Seattle, a Washington not-for-profit corporation, with its principal place of business at Seattle, WA:
- The sum of $________________ [amount] AND/OR
- ________% [percent] of the residue of my estate AND/OR
- The following described property: ________________ [description]."
If your gift will be more than $20,000, you may wish to create a named endowment fund by including the following language:"The property comprising this gift may, for investment purposes, be merged with any of the YMCA's investment assets. However, the gift shall be entered in the YMCA's books and records as the ________________ [name] Fund, shall always be so designated, and shall be used for ________________ [stated purpose] of the The YMCA of Greater Seattle."
[Note: When choosing to designate your bequest to a specific program or interest, it's best to consult us to be certain your intent can be carried out.]
Confirmation of YMCA of Greater Seattle's Tax-Exempt Status
Confirmation of YMCA of Greater Seattle's tax-exempt status is provided in the form of a letter from the District Director, Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury. To obtain a copy of this document you may contact the YMCA of Greater Seattle by calling 206-382-5003. YMCA of Greater Seattle's federal tax I.D. number is 91-0482710.
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.