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Make a Legacy Gift to KCTS Television

A legacy gift is a wonderful way to share your values and inspire a smarter world. It can be as easy as adding a few simple words to your will or trust. It can take less than ten minutes to add your favorite charities as a beneficiary of your retirement, brokerage or insurance accounts. We are here to help you.

If you have made provisions in your estate plans to support KCTS 9, please let us know and join the Legacy Circle by printing and filling out the form below. Please send your completed form to Scott Claeys, Gift Planning Officer, at KCTS 9, 401 Mercer St., Seattle, WA 98109. 

KCTS 9 Legacy Circle Information Form (PDF)
Legacy Circle Benefits (PDF)

Sample language for gifts in your will or trust to support KCTS Television:

The following is intended to help you and your attorney in drafting a bequest that meets your individual interests, and we welcome any further requests for information.

A General Bequest of a stated sum of money may be worded:

  • "I give to KCTS Television, a Washington nonprofit corporation, or its successor [insert here the exact dollar amount]."

A Specific Bequest of a certain asset from your estate may be worded:

  • "I give to KCTS Television, a Washington nonprofit corporation, or its successor [insert here a description of the particular property]."

A Residuary Bequest, after other bequests and expenses have been paid, may be worded:

  • "I give to KCTS Television, a Washington nonprofit corporation, or its successor all [or a portion] of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate."

You may also wish to include the Federal Tax #: 91-1221895.

Please note:
Unrestricted bequest gifts will be added to the KCTS Television endowment unless the donor specifies otherwise. Bequest gifts can also be designated for restricted endowments. If this is of interest, please contact KCTS 9 for more information.

This information does not constitute legal, tax or financial advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional advice. KCTS Television encourages you to seek independent legal, estate planning and financial advice before deciding on a course of action. We also encourage you to talk with your family and friends about your plans, including your legacy gifts, your personal wishes and your healthcare directives. 

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Contact KCTS 9:

Scott Claeys
Gift Planning Officer

206.443.6730
sclaeys@kcts9.org

 


KCTS 9
Tax ID 91-1221895
401 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109

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