Sample Bequest Language

In order to make a bequest, you should speak with your attorney. Your attorney can help you iclude a bequest to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation in your estate plan. We have provided some basic bequest language to assist you and your attorney.

Specific Bequests

  • Bequest of a Specific Dollar Amount

I hereby give, devise and bequeath __________ and 00/100 dollars to the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SD Mines) Foundation, a nonprofit organization located at 306 East Saint Joseph Street, Suite 200, Rapid City, SD, 57701-4016, Federal Tax ID #46-6011771, for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation's general use and purpose.

  • Bequest of Specific Personal Property

I hereby give, devise and bequeath <DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY> to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation, a nonprofit organization located at 306 East Saint Joseph Street, Suite 200, Rapid City, SD, 57701-4016, Federal Tax ID #46-6011771, for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation's general use and purpose.

  • Bequest of Specific Real Estate

I hereby give, devise and bequeath all of the right, title and interest in and to the real estate located at <ADDRESS OR DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY> to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation, a nonprofit organization located at 306 East Saint Joseph Street, Suite 200, Rapid City, SD, 57701-4016, Federal Tax ID #46-6011771, for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation's general use and purpose.

Percentage Bequest

If you are considering making a bequest of a percentage of your estate to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation, we recommend the following language:

I hereby give, devise and bequeath _____ percent of my total estate, determined as of the date of my death, to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation, a nonprofit organization located at 306 East Saint Joseph Street, Suite 200, Rapid City, SD 57701-4016, Federal Tax ID #46-6011771, for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation's general use and purpose.

Residual Bequest

I hereby give, devise and bequeath to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation, a nonprofit organization located at 306 East Saint Joseph Street, Suite 200, Rapid City, SD 57701-4016, Federal Tax ID #46-6011771, <ALL OR A PERCENTAGE> of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to be used for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation's general use and purpose.

Contingent Bequest

If <PRIMARY BENEFICIARY> does not survive me, then I hereby give, devise and bequeath to South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation, a nonprofit organization located at 306 East Saint Joseph Street, Suite 200, Rapid City, SD 57701-4016, Federal Tax ID #46-6011771, <DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY> to be used for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation's general use and purpose.

Restricted Bequest

If, in the judgment of the Board of Directors of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation, it shall become impossible for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation to use this bequest to accomplish the specifc purposes of this bequest, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Foundation may use the income and principal of this gift for such purpose or purposes as the Board determines is most closely related to the restricted purpose of my bequest.