The following are examples of language that can be included in your will or trust and tailored to address your specific interests. This is not an exhaustive list of testamentary dispositions. It seeks to provide some suggestions for you to start discussions with your legal and tax advisors as part of your estate planning. Please consult your tax or financial advisor for further information.
“I give, devise, and bequeath to Athens Land Trust, Inc., a non-profit organization, organized and existing under the laws of Georgia (Tax ID: 58-2154133), and having its principal business address at 685 North Pope Street, Athens, GA 30601…”
[for cash contributions]
… the sum of _____dollars ($_____ )/_____ percent (%) of my residuary estate/all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate for general purposes/to support ______________”
[for fee simple donations]
… for its general purposes, all of that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, together with buildings and improvements, comprising____(____) acres and owned by me and situated and being in the town of _____, County of _____, State of ______/located at (address), and more particularly described as follows: ______ (include legal description).”
[for conservation easement donations]
… a conservation easement on all/a portion of lands comprising ____(____) acres and owned by me and situated and being in the town of ____, County of ____, State of ____/located at (address), and more particularly described as follows: (include legal description), said easement as further described in Appendix A attached hereto and made a part hereof.”