Sample Bequest Language

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The following sample bequest language is provided for the convenience of friends of the Seminary who would like to include the Seminary in their estate plans. We urge all donors to seek professional counsel from their personal legal and financial advisors prior to making a planned gift. Please feel free to contact us at advancement@gpts.edu for more information.

 

Percentage of estate for unrestricted purposes

I give, devise, and bequeath to Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS), a not-for-profit charitable organization located in Taylors, South Carolina, ______ percent (%) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate as an unrestricted gift to be used at the discretion of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS) for its general purposes.

 

Percentage of estate for specified purposes

I give, devise, and bequeath to Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS), a not-for-profit charitable organization located in Taylors, South Carolina, ______ percent (%) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate as an unrestricted gift to be used for _______________________________________________________ at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS). If changed circumstances should at some future time make it impractical to continue using the income from the Fund for the purpose designated, then Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS) may re-designate the purpose to adhere as closely as possible to my original intent.

 

Specific amount for unrestricted purposes

I give, devise, and bequeath to Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS), a not-for-profit charitable organization located in Taylors, South Carolina, the sum of $______ in cash or in-kind (or ________ shares of ____________________ stock) to be used at the discretion of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS) for its general purposes.

 

Specific amount for specified purposes

I give, devise, and bequeath to Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS), a not-for-profit charitable organization located in Taylors, South Carolina, the sum of $______ in cash or in-kind (or ________ shares of ____________________ stock) to be used for _______________________________________________________ at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS). If changed circumstances should at some future time make it impractical to continue using the income from the Fund for the purpose designated, then Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (GPTS) may re-designate the purpose to adhere as closely as possible to my original intent.

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