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Wills and Bequests

Making a gift through your will to APU or the APU Foundation is simple. However, we encourage you to think your gift through carefully. Then, meet with your attorney to discuss and update your will.

Sample Bequest Language – Alaska Pacific University or APU Foundation

I hereby give, devise and bequeath (for a specific bequest) the amount of $_____ or (for a residual percentage bequest) _____% of my residual estate to Alaska Pacific University [or Foundation], a State of Alaska 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, whose address is 4101 University Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508; Attention, Office of University Advancement. The entity’s federal tax ID Number is 92-0023588. [Foundation Tax ID # is 92-0150193]

Said gift is to be used as follows (choose an alternative):

  1. In such manner as the Board of Trustees may elect (unrestricted).
  2. To establish an endowment fund (minimum gift of $25,000) to be known as the __________________Fund, the income of which shall be devoted to the support of ___________________. In the event that such use becomes unnecessary, incapable of fulfillment or inconsistent with the charitable needs of the university, the fund shall be devoted to the general charitable purposes of the university.
  3. Specifically to support the ________________ (department, program or fund name).

Notify Us!

Once you have completed your will, we hope you’ll notify Alaska Pacific University of your bequest. We would appreciate the opportunity to thank and recognize you — during your lifetime — for your significant generosity. However, if you prefer to remain anonymous, your gift will be kept completely confidential.