Sample Bequest Language for Gifts To Cedars-Sinai

The provision in your will or revocable living trust providing for a gift to Cedars-Sinai should reflect your own unique circumstances and charitable objectives. We hope these samples will be helpful to you and your attorney.

Unrestricted Gift:

"I give to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, a California non-profit public benefit corporation ("Medical Center") [the sum of ____________ dollars.] or [an amount equal to _________percent (______%) of the residue of my estate.] or [a specific asset, such as securities, real estate or other property.]"

Gift for a Specific Purpose:

"I give to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048, a California non-profit public benefit corporation ("Medical Center"), [the sum of ___ dollars] or [an amount equal to _________ percent (______%) of the residue of my estate] or [a specific asset, such as securities, real estate or other property] for the following purpose: [a specific purpose, such as an area of research or a particular department of the Medical Center]. If at any time in the judgment of the Medical Center it is impossible or impracticable to carry out the purpose I have designated, the Medical Center shall determine an alternative purpose as near as possible to the designated purpose."

Gifts from Investment Accounts, Retirement Accounts or Life Insurance Policies

You may choose to designate Cedars-Sinai as beneficiary of all or part of your investment account, retirement account or life insurance policy. The beneficiary designation form may ask for Cedars-Sinai's tax identification number, which is 95-1644600. For additional information or assistance, please contact Office of Gift Planning, principal gifts officer, at 323-866-2861 or by email at giving@cedars-sinai.org.