Recommended Bequest Language
Should you wish to include WAMU 88.5 in your plans, the following language may assist you and your attorney in preparing your bequest to American University for the benefit of the station:
"I hereby give, devise and bequeath ____ (a specific dollar amount, percentage of the residue of your estate, or a specific asset such as a bank account, stock, or piece of real estate) to American University, a Congressionally-chartered, non-profit institution for higher education located at 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, Federal Tax ID#: 53-0196549. The funds shall be used to support WAMU 88.5, American University Radio. If, at the date of my death, American University or its successor is not a charitable organization, then this distribution shall lapse."