Planned Giving

Bequest Language

Legal Name
The legal name to use in designating a gift in your estate plans to The San Francisco SPCA is:

The San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Tax Exempt Status
The San Francisco SPCA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. The Society's Tax Identification Number is 94-0836580.

Language to use for including The San Francisco SPCA in your estate document

The following includes several examples of suggested bequest wording. Each individual situation is unique and, therefore, these examples include only some of the possible gift opportunities.

Beneficiary designation of life insurance policy, retirement plans or financial account. Provide insurance company, administrator of retirement plan, or financial institution with the required form and the following language: "I hereby designate The San Francisco SPCA, San Francisco, California, a not-for-profit corporation, irrevocable beneficiary of Policy No. ______, Plan No. ______, or Account No. _____." 

Percentage of estate for unrestricted purposes
I give, devise, and bequeath to The San Francisco SPCA, a not-for-profit organization (tax id #94-0836580) located in San Francisco, California, _____ percent (%) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate as an unrestricted gift to be used at the discretion of the Board of Directors of The San Francisco SPCA for it's general purposes.

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