Residual Gift Language
A residual bequest comes to us after your estate expenses and specific bequests are paid.

I give and devise to Westar Institute (tax ID # 94-3181460), a non-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation headquartered in Salem, Oregon, all (or state a percentage) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific fund or program).

Specific Gift Language
Naming Westar Institute as a beneficiary of a specific amount from your estate is easy.

I give and devise to Westar Institute (tax ID # 94-3181460), a non-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation headquartered in Salem, Oregon, the sum of $___________ (or asset) to be used for Westar’s general support (or for the support of a specific fund or program).

Contingent Gift Language
Westar Institute can be named as a contingent beneficiary in your will or personal trust if one or more of your specific bequests cannot be fulfilled.

If (insert name) is not living at the time of my demise, I give and devise to Westar Institute, a non-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation headquartered in Salem, Oregon, the sum of $ _______ (or all or a percentage of the residue of my estate) to be used for Westar’s general support (or for the support of a specific fund, program, or purpose).

Customized Language
If you or your attorney would like Westar Institute to provide you with customized beneficiary language that is specific to your goal and interest, please contact us.