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Tips & Benefits
Making a gift to the National Geographic Society in your will or trust allows you to:
- Retain control of your assets during your lifetime
- Provide for loved ones and support the work of exploration, science, and education
- Designate your gift to benefit your favorite National Geographic Society program
- Make a gift in honor or memory of someone special
Gifts through wills and living trusts are simple to arrange and may be changed at any time. A provision or amendment prepared by your attorney at the time you make or update your will is all that is necessary.
To make your bequest to the National Geographic Society, please use the following language:
To the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C., I hereby give $______ (or _______%) of my estate.
The National Geographic Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our federal tax identification number is 53-0193519.
The National Geographic Society
1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
Photos: Brian J. Skerry (Top Image, Penguins), Bell Collection (Alexander Graham Bell with Grandson), James PF Chow (Cover of Wills and Bequests Brochure), Gilbert Grosvenor (Alexander Graham Bell with Daughter)