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 WGBH Educational Foundation, a nonprofit corporation currently located at 1 Guest St., Boston, MA, 02135, or its successor thereto, ______________* [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

Legal name: WGBH Educational Foundation
Address: 1 Guest St., Boston, MA, 02135
Federal Tax ID number: 04-2104397

*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 GBH.

Please note: The policies of GBH do not allow GBH or its representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, or witness for a will or trust.

For More Information

Before deciding about your estate plan, consult an estate planning attorney. To learn more about how your gift will be put to use, contact Julie Hallowell, Director of Gift Planning and Endowment, at (800) 220-7122 or gift_planning@wgbh.org.

Julie Hallowell,
Director of Gift Planning and Endowment,
(800) 220-7122
gift_planning@wgbh.org

Christine Russo,
Development Associate of
Gift Planning and Endowment,
(800) 220-7122
gift_planning@wgbh.org