A Benevolent Gift
Gil Rose and Stan Russell state, "Family is an important part of our lives. Legacy is important to us as well. We believe that art lives on better when it is shared with the larger family the museum represents. That's the philosophy that led us to bequeath The Benevolent Gift to the museum."
"Inspired by the Lino Tagliapetra Glass Exhibit in 2009, we started to research a major piece of glass for our own home. That led us to Janis Miltenberger and her amazing piece in lamp-worked glass. In discussions with the artist it was suggested we might offer this work to the museum. The bequest program worked to achieve all our goals. I think the title of this piece is befitting its future placement with the museum."
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Example bequest language - Please feel free to change the numbers or percentages as you desire.
1. Bequest of cash
"I bequeath the sum of $10,000 to Palm Springs Art Museum of Palm Springs, CA."
2. Bequest of a percent of the estate
"I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA."
3. Contingent Bequest
"If my brother John Doe survives me, I devise and bequeath 20% of the remainder and residue of property owned at my death, whether real or personal, and wherever located to John Doe. If John Doe does not survive me, then I devise and bequeath 20% of my residuary estate, whether real or personal property and wherever located to Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA."
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.
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