Legal Name: The San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Address: 201 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Tax Exempt Status: The San Francisco SPCA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization
Tax ID Number: 94-0836580
Suggested language that you could use to name the San Francisco SPCA as a beneficiary:
The following includes several ways to support your commitment to save and protect animals. Your individual situation is unique and, therefore, these examples include only some of the possible gift opportunities and you should discuss the specific language with your legal, tax and financial advisors.
1. Percentage of estate
I give, devise, and bequeath to the San Francisco SPCA, a non-profit organization (Tax ID #94- 0836580) located in San Francisco, California, ____________________ percent (%) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate [or trust] as an unrestricted gift to be used at the discretion of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco SPCA for its general purposes.
2. Specific amount
I give, devise, and bequeath to the San Francisco SPCA, a non-profit organization (Tax ID #94-0836580) located in San Francisco, California, the sum of ____________________ ($ ____________________), free of all estate, inheritance or other succession taxes and free of all expenses of administration, as an unrestricted gift to be used at the discretion of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco SPCA for its general purposes.
3. Beneficiary designation of life insurance policy, retirement plans or financial accounts
Provide your insurance company, administrator of your retirement plan, or your financial institution with the required form and the following language:
"I hereby designate the San Francisco SPCA, San Francisco, California, a non-profit organization, irrevocable beneficiary of Policy No. ____________________, Plan No. ____________________ , or Account No. ____________________."
Designating the purpose of a gift:
Unrestricted: The most useful type of gift is unrestricted, allowing the funds to be allocated by the San Francisco SPCA wherever the need is greatest.
Restricted: You may designate your gift to support a program or purpose that reflects your personal or professional interest (for example: Shelter Medicine, Community Medicine, or Adoption).