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Sample Gift Language for Your Will or Trust

To give where the need is greatest:

“I give [__ percent of my estate, or description of asset, or ____ dollars] to Ocean Conservancy, a Washington, D.C. nonprofit corporation (Tax ID 23-7245152), for its general use.”

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*If you are interested in supporting a specific project, program or area of the country 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 Ocean Conservancy.

Please note: Ocean Conservancy cannot serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.

Legal name: Ocean Conservancy

Address: 1300 19th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036 

Federal Tax ID number: 23-7245152

Phone Number: 800-519-1541

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1300 19th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20036
Tax ID: 23-7245152

The content found on this site is general in nature and intended to be used for informational purposes only. It should not be relied upon as legal, tax, accounting or other professional advice. To determine how a gift or estate planning decision might affect your particular circumstances, it is expressly recommended that you consult an attorney, financial advisor or other qualified professional.