One of the easiest and most popular ways to make a planned gift is to include the San Antonio Museum of Art in your will or revocable living trust. If you have already drafted a will, your attorney may add the Museum as a beneficiary through a simple amendment called a codicil. Similarly, a gift provision for the Museum may be added to a revocable trust agreement.
There are several ways for you remember the San Antonio Museum of Art in your will or trust:
How to Make a Bequest: Useful Language
The appropriate way of naming the Museum as a beneficiary is the San Antonio Museum of Art. The provisions in your will or trust for making a gift to the Museum will depend on the type of gift and your personal circumstances. We hope that the following language will be helpful to you and your attorney.
I give (the sum of ___ dollars), (all or ____ percent of the residue of my estate), to the San Antonio the Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78215, for its general purposes.
I give (the sum of ___ dollars), (all or ____ percent of the residue of my estate), to the San Antonio the Museum of Art, 200 West Jones Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78215, in support of (your choice of program). At any time, in the judgment of the Trustees of the San Antonio Museum of Art, the designated use of this bequest is no longer practicable or appropriate, then the Trustees shall use the bequest to further the general purposes of the museum, giving consideration where possible to my special interest as described above.
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The purpose of this web page is to provide information of a general nature only. Advice from your own legal and tax counsel should be sought when considering any gift arrangement.