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What is a bequest?

A bequest is simply a distribution from your estate to an organisaton through your last Will and Testament. 

How do I make a bequest to a charity?

We have broken down the process into three easy steps.

1) Find the right charity for you by searching our database on our home page.
2) Request the wording details for your Will on your chosen charity via the email link.
3) Pass on the bequest wording details to your legal representative to use in your Will giving the gift as you wish.

What wording do I use in my Will?

We will email you the bequest wording details giving you the option to leave in your Will either one of the following 3 types of gifts;

1) Residual - the remainder of estate after paying all beneficiaries and financial commitments
2) Specific - a clearly defined donation
3) Percentage - a fraction of the estate

Do I need to use a solicitor?

You don't have to, however it is recommended.

How do I know how my money will be spent?

In searching our database, you will find the charity's mission, achievements and how long they have been in operation. This will give you an idea of what the charity is about and how efficient they are doing it.

How do I know my charity is legitimate?

All Australian charities are required to be ACNC registered and follow their rules and regulations.

What if I change my mind?

You will need to update your Will as soon as possible.

What if I want to make donation now?

You should contact the charity directly to arrange any immediate donations.

 

If you have any further queries, please contact us.

 

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