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Gift & Estate Planning
How about leaving us in your will? A bequest to CIEL helps ensure that we can continue our important work.
How To Leave CIEL In Your Will
There are many types of planned gifts that you may want to consider in your financial and estate planning. Some gifts may give you tax benefits while providing CIEL with vitally needed support. We recommend you consult your attorney or financial advisor and call us to discuss these giving options.
Specific Bequests Sample Legal Language
The following sample language may be useful for a specific bequest:
"I give, devise, and bequeath to the Center for International Environmental Law, Inc. a not-for-profit charitable organization located at 1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036, the sum of $ (insert amount here) to be used for its general purposes."
Percentage of Estate Sample Legal Language
An alternative to a specific bequest is to leave a percent of your estate to CIEL. For example: "I give, devise, and bequeath to the Center for International Environmental Law, Inc., a not-for-profit charitable organization located at 1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036, _________% of my residuary estate to be used for its general purposes."
Tax ID Number and Information To Know When Making Gifts & Estate Planning
When making gifts or estate planning, Important information to include is:
Legal Name: Center for International Environmental Law
Address: 1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036
Federal Identification Number: 52-1633220
CIEL is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. For more information about making a donation to CIEL, contact Melissa Hippler.
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CIEL relies on the spirit of charitable giving from supporters and friends like you. Together we can make a critical difference.
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