Bequest Language

Including Crotched Mountain In Your Will Is Simple.

For your convenience, we are providing some suggested language below. Please adapt this language to fit your individual situation.

For Unrestricted Purposes (suggested for gifts of all amounts)

"I give, devise and bequeath to the Crotched Mountain Foundation, a not-for-profit organization (Federal ID# 02-0222168) with its principal office located at 1 Verney Drive, Greenfield, NH 03047, (the sum of $_____ ) (all, or _____ percent of my residual estate) to be used for its general charitable purposes. Such purposes may/may not (select one) include support to the Crotched Mountain Foundation Endowment Fund if so approved by the Crotched Mountain Foundation Board of Directors."

For Restricted Purposes (suggested for gifts of $5,000 and up)

If you would like to ensure that your gift will be used for a specific purpose, please let us know. We are happy to work with you and your advisers to help you identify ways to make a difference for generations to come. We'll be able to record our commitment to your intentions and make sure your legacy goes right to work.

"I give, devise and bequeath to the Crotched Mountain Foundation, a not-for-profit organization (Federal ID# 02-0222168) with its principal office located at 1 Verney Drive, Greenfield, NH 03047, (the sum of $_____ ) (all, or _____ percent of my residual estate) to be used for the purpose of _____________________________ at the Crotched Mountain."

If circumstances at some future time make it impractical to continue administering the Fund for the purpose designated, Crotched Mountain Foundation Board of Directors may re-designate the purpose or purposes as the Board determines is most closely related to the original intent of my gift."

Creating Permanent Endowment Funds (suggested for gifts of $100,000 and up)

Such gifts create a permanent legacy as part of Crotched Mountain's Endowment Fund. The Board of Directors will invest the amount of your gift, and only the annual interest income earned on your gift may be spent. The Board of Directors oversees all funds, which are managed by the Finance Department at Crotched Mountain Foundation. A confidential conversation with staff is encouraged.

To Establish an Endowed Fund for General Purposes

"I give, devise and bequeath to the Crotched Mountain Foundation, a not-for-profit organization (Federal ID# 02-0222168) with its principal offices located at 1 Verney Drive, Greenfield, NH 03047 (the sum of $_____ ) (all, or _____ percent of my residual estate) to establish the (Name) Fund. The portion of this Fund available for spending each year shall be used for its general charitable purposes. Contributions may be added to the Fund at any time."

To Establish a Restricted Endowed Fund

"I give, devise and bequeath to the Crotched Mountain Foundation, a not-for-profit organization (Federal ID# 02-0222168) with its principal offices located at 1 Verney Drive, Greenfield, NH 03047, (the sum of $_____ ) (all, or _____ percent of my residual estate) to establish the (Name) Fund. The portion of this Fund available for spending each year shall be used for [Specific purpose]. Contributions may be added to the Fund at any time."

If changed circumstances at some future time make it impractical to continue administering the Fund for the purpose designated, Crotched Mountain Foundation Board of Directors may re-designate the purpose or purposes as the Board determines is most closely related to the original intent of my gift."

With a gift in your will, you are changing the future for children with disabilities, joining our popular Don Kent Legacy Society, and creating your legacy that will last forever.