Leave a lasting legacy
Your bequest to us
After providing for your family and friends you may wish to leave a gift to us in your Will.
Making your Will is one of the most important things you will do during your lifetime – it is an opportunity to safeguard the future of those you care about – your family, friends, communities and organisations like ours that support them.
Your bequest will help us fulfill our vision of building a just society, where everyone has the opportunity to flourish, reach their full potential and make a meaningful contribution to the community they live in.
Your bequest to us is a generous way to:
leave a mark and create new opportunities for future generations
ensure safer and more supportive communities
help us keep responding to the unmet needs of young people, families and communities
How your bequest helps
Your bequest is a commitment to a just society for generations to come.
We use your bequest to:
start new or innovative legal services where we see a need
expand our work into new areas
improve access to our current services
advocate courageously for a more just society
build our capacity to continue our work
Types of bequests
In giving to us in your Will, you can choose to bequest:
the whole of your estate
the residue of your estate
a percentage of your estate
a specific amount of money
a house or property
various other arrangements that your lawyer could advise on.
A solicitor, trustee company or the Public Trustee will be able to help you with the various wordings and documentation required in the preparation of your will.
How to make a bequest
Should you wish to make a legal bequest in favour of our ongoing work, it’s important to word your bequest appropriately.
We suggest the following words as appropriate to include in your Will:
I give free of all taxes to Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre Inc. (ABN 38 029 753 353)
Please nominate one of the following:
a) the sum of $_________ (nominate the sum you intend to give)
b) _______% percentage of my estate
c) _______% of the residue of my estate
d) the residue of my estate
to Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre Inc.to be applied for general purposes.
I declare that the receipt of the Executive Officer of Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre Inc. will be full and sufficient discharge for my executor without any need to inquire further as to the actual application of monies.
You may give this wording to your solicitor, or discuss it with your legal advisor.