Leave Your Mark!
A gift to the Wolf Conservation Center through your estate and financial planning is a great way to help ensure our innovative programs continue to support wolf recovery well into the future. The following provides some suggested methods and wording for remembering Wolf Conservation Center in your will.
Create a Free Will - An Easy Way to Get Started
We have a free tool to help you easily create a free will and legacy gift with the Wolf Conservation Center. It’s legally valid, takes less than 25 minutes to complete, and will automatically create the necessary language to complete a bequest to WCC. You can protect your loved ones and create a lasting legacy that supports wolf recovery forever — without paying anything today. Get started on your free will.
For the additional assets not covered in your will or trust - such as IRAs, 401(k)s, life insurance policies - plan them separately using this online tool. It helps you log all of your assets, decide who will be the beneficiary, and provides printable instructions on how to set each one up.
Specific Bequest:“I give $_______ (or a percentage of my estate) to Wolf Conservation Center, a New York Non-Profit Corporation located in South Salem, NY.” - Or - “I give the following described property to Wolf Conservation Center, a New York Non-Profit Corporation located in South Salem, NY: ____________________________.
Residuary Bequest:“I give all (or a percentage) of the remainder of my estate to Wolf Conservation Center, a New York Non-Profit Corporation located in South Salem, NY.” Contingent Bequest: “In the event (primary beneficiary) does not survive me, I give said amount to Wolf Conservation Center, a New York Non-Profit Corporation located in South Salem, NY.”
Restricted Bequest:This bequest specifies how you want the funds to be used. For example, you may wish to designate your bequest for education or species protection. . If this is your desire, please contact us to ensure your goals and desires can be accomplished. Honorary or Memorial Bequest: This is a gift that pays tribute to or memorializes a person. We are pleased to honor your request and have many ways to grant appropriate recognition.
Endowed Bequest:This bequest requires Wolf Conservation Center to hold the funds permanently and use only the distributable earnings. Your gift continues giving in perpetuity. As an example: “I give (amount, description of asset, percentage of estate, remainder, etc.) to Wolf Conservation Center, a New York Nonprofit Corporation located in South Salem, NY, for the purpose of contributing to the Wolf Conservation Center Endowment Fund in perpetuity.
Legal name and address:Wolf Conservation Center Inc.
PO Box 421
South Salem, NY 10590 Federal Tax Identification Number: 13-4073912
Already included the Wolf Conservation Center in your estate planning?
We want to know! Please fill out this form to inform us of your gift. We value and thank you for the trust you have placed in us and want to ensure your wishes are honored. For questions about bequests or information on other options to include Wolf Conservation Center in your estate and financial planning, please contact Maggie Howell, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or .