Leave a Legacy

Planning an estate gift

  • Is easier than you think to set up today.
  • Costs nothing during your liftetime.
  • Preserves your savings and cash flow.
  • Can be changed or revoked.
  • Allows you to be more generous than you ever thought possible.

Planning a Bequest

Friends of the Inyo can accept many different types of donations including donated securities through our brokerage account with National Financial Services. Please email Michael@friendsoftheinyo.org for specifics or to discuss aspects of planning an estate gift.

If you have already named Friends of the Inyo in your will or estate plan, please let us know so we can properly show our gratitude in our Jeffrey Pine Journal.

Sample Language

Here is some sample wording that you may wish to use to include Friends of the Inyo in your will or estate plans:

Outright bequest

“I give, devise & bequeath (a specific asset, a specific amount, or a specific percentage) to Friends of the Inyo, a California non-profit corporation and a charity described in Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code (Federal Tax ID number 77-0389436) with offices at 819 N Barlow, Bishop, CA 93514, for Environmental protection, restoration, and education programs.”

Residual bequest

“After fulfilling all other specific provisions, I give, devise, bequeath ___% of the rest, residuary, and remainder to Friends of the Inyo, a California non-profit corporation and a charity described in Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code (Federal Tax ID number 77-0389436) with offices at 819 N Barlow, Bishop, California 93514, for Environmental protection, restoration, and education programs.”

Please email at Michael@friendsoftheinyo.org to discuss any questions about your legacy gift today, and thank you for protecting the Eastern Sierra.