Bequest Language

Planning for the future and creating the legacy you wish to leave is one of the most effective ways to ensure a lasting impact. Making a gift in your will or living trust, known as a bequest, can guarantee that your legacy endures. Your gift may be a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate or the remainder after all other provisions are specified.

Our federal tax ID number is: 41-0953924

Below is suggested language to use when drafting your bequest.

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Sample bequest language for an unrestricted gift:

"I give _____[the sum, percentage, or description of property] to Minnesota Public Radio, Saint Paul, Minnesota, to be used for its general tax-exempt purposes, but without other restriction as to use."

Sample bequest language for a restricted gift:

"I give __[the sum, percentage, or description of property] to Minnesota Public Radio, Saint Paul, Minnesota, to be [used to support ____] [ to be added to the _______endowment fund]."

If you have named Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media in your will or trust, please let us know so we can ensure that your gift is used according to your wishes. Notifying us of your plans will enable us to plan for the use of your future gift. However, if you prefer to remain anonymous, we will keep your name and gift in strict confidence.

Please contact Minnesota Public Radio | American Public Media at 1-800-228-7123 or legacy@mpr.org for more information.