Sample Language for Your Will or Trust

Sample Language for Your Will or Trust

The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a bequest that meets your needs.

“I give to Central Michigan University, a nonprofit corporation currently located at 1200 S Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858, or its successor thereto, ______________* [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

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* If you are interested in supporting a specific project or program, it is best to discuss your plans with our planned giving professionals before completing your bequest language to confirm your wishes can be met by Central Michigan University.

Please note: The policies of Central Michigan University do not allow Central Michigan University or its representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.

Legal name:    Central Michigan University
Address:    1200 S Franklin St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Federal Tax ID number:    38-6004447

For More Information

Before deciding about your estate plan, consult an estate planning attorney. To learn more about how your gift can be used, please contact Ted Tolcher, Senior Philanthropic Advisor & National Director of Planned Giving Advancement, at (989) 774-1441 or