Breast Cancer Research Centre - WA

Types of Gifts

Types of Gifts

It is important for you to consider the type of bequest that you wish to leave to BCRC-WA.

Residuary bequest

  • A gift of the balance of your estate (or a percentage of the balance of your estate) which remains after specific gifts and legacies have been made and the debts and liabilities of the estate, funeral and testamentary expenses have been paid.It’s not a specific amount of money, so it keeps its value regardless of inflation.

Suggested wording:

“I give __________% of my estate, free of all duties, to the Breast Cancer Research Centre – WA [ABN 19 134 629 146] to be applied for its general purposes and I declare that the receipt of the treasurer or other proper officer of the Breast Cancer Research Centre – WA shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors or trustees.”

Pecuniary bequest

  • A set amount that you decide.

Suggested wording:

“I give $__________ of my estate, free of all duties, to the Breast Cancer Research Centre – WA [ABN 19 134 629 146] to be applied for its general purposes and I declare that the receipt of the treasurer or other proper officer of the Breast Cancer Research Centre – WA shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors or trustees.”

Specific bequest

  • A gift of a specific item, like property or shares.

Suggested wording:

“I give __________ [describe asset accurately] of my estate, free of all duties, to the Breast Cancer Research Centre – WA [ABN 19 134 629 146] to be applied for its general purposes and I declare that the receipt of the treasurer or other proper officer of the Breast Cancer Research Centre – WA shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors or trustees.”  

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