Leave a gift in your will

A bequest is a powerful way to benefit the charity that is most important to you. Your support makes a world of difference and lasting change.

Remembering the Rev. Bill Crews Foundation in your will enables you to give the homeless and those in need a better future. Your kind gift will be used effectively, efficiently and directed to where is most needed.

We understand and respect that you need to provide for your family and friends first. We are incredibly grateful for any support that you are able to provide.

How to leave a bequest

Thank you for considering leaving a gift to the Rev. Bill Crews Foundation in your will.

Including the Rev. Bill Crews Foundation in your will is easy. Simply decide on the type of bequest you want to give and then ask your solicitor to draw up the paperwork.

As a guide, the most common types of gifts you can make in your will are:

Pecuniary Bequests – Are gifts of a specified dollar amount. There are no limits, it is entirely up to you.

Residual Bequests – When you choose to give the residue of your estate, or a percentage of it, after payment of your other gifts, taxes and debts.

Suggested legal wording for bequest

We recommend the following wording if you would like to leave us a gift in your will.

“I give …….% of my estate / $……. (insert or delete as applicable) free of any duties, taxes, charges and testamentary expenses, to Bill Crews Pty Limited as Trustee for The Bill Crews Charitable Trust ABN 74 622 585 856 to be used for the general purposes and activities of the Bill Crews Charitable Trust, provided that should that work or activity of the Bill Crews Charitable Trust have ceased prior to my death or thereafter cease, the said sum shall be used in such other manner for charitable purposes as Bill Crews Pty Limited as Trustee for the Bill Crews Charitable Trust determines. I direct that the receipt of the Treasurer or other appropriate officer of such body shall be a sufficient discharge to my executor.”

Three easy steps

It is important that you consider your own family first, and preferable to discuss your intentions with them.

Got questions? Call us on (02) 8572 4670.