The following language may aid you and your attorney in preparing your bequest to the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (UNDAAF) for the benefit of the University of North Dakota. Because each individual situation is unique, we encourage you or your legal counsel to contact UNDAAF for guidance on appropriate language to accomplish your charitable intentions, especially if you intend for your gift to be restricted for a specific use.
Sample Bequest Language
“I/We give [the sum, percentage, or description of property] to the University of North Dakota Foundation, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Federal Tax ID #45-0348296, for the purpose of supporting the University of North Dakota to be used for the benefit of [the college, program, endowed fund] or [according to my written instructions on file with the UND Foundation].”
Name: University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation
Address: 3501 University Ave. Stop 8157, Grand Forks, ND 58202
UND Foundation Federal Tax ID Number: #45-0348296
For Unrestricted Bequests
“… to be designated to the greatest needs of the University of North Dakota.”
For Restricted Bequests
“… to be designated per the Estate Gift Intention Form on file with the UND Foundation.”
Any supporting information you are willing to share with us, including a copy of the gift provisions for the University and contact information for your personal representative or trustee, would help us in administering your gift. We understand the value and type of your gift may change over time and would appreciate notification of such changes. Any information you share will be kept confidential.
The University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation is a recognized North Dakota nonprofit corporation, is exempted from federal income tax liability by Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) and qualifies as a public charity under Internal Revenue Code Section 509.
This information is provided as an educational service to our donors and is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. State law may further impact your individual results.