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Bequests, Wills & Trusts

A bequest in your will or trust is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, or through an online tool like freewill.com, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift to Paradise Valley Community College as part of your estate plan.  

Bequests that name Paradise Valley Community College (via our partnership with the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation), enable you and your family to leave a lasting legacy on campus. 

A bequest can be made in several ways:

  • You can gift a percentage of your estate [Percentage Bequest]
  • You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset [Specific Bequest]
  • You can gift from the balance or residual of your estate [Residual Bequest]
  • You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets [Contingent Bequest]

Sample Bequest Language for Wills and Trusts:

I hereby give ____ percent (___%) of my total estate, determined as of the date of my death, to Paradise Valley Community College – via the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation, a nonprofit organization located at 2419 West 14th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281, Federal Tax ID #860327449, for Phoenix College’s use and purpose.