A bequest is a gift of property or assets through your Will or living trust. Austin Seminary is a qualified 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. Our Tax ID# is 74-1143056. A bequest in your Will lets you pass any amount you wish free of estate tax.
An unrestricted gift will be used wisely to meet Austin Seminary’s pressing needs and future priorities.
Sample language is:
I give to Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, Texas the sum of $_________________, (_____% of my estate, or real estate, or securities, or other property as described.)
A designated bequest would specify the purpose for which the gift is to be used. The purpose and language should be decided upon in advance in consultation with a qualified member of Austin Seminary’s development staff.
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary can be named as a contingent beneficiary to receive your gift only if there are no surviving close family members.
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