Leave a Bequest
Leaving a gift in your will to the Children’s Tumour Foundation of Australia (CTF) is without doubt the kindest and most important step you could take to help improve the long-term outlook for children and adults living with NF.
By doing so, you will be helping to sustain the critical work that CTF does, ensuring that it exists long into the future to provide vital and life-saving help for future generations of children and adults with NF.
From establishing a national network of Support Coordinators providing practical information and resources to newly diagnosed patients to funding cutting edge research aimed at finding improved treatment options for people with NF, your bequest will help to ensure that CTF remains a vital support for people living with the uncertainty of NF.
As demand for our services increases year on year, helping to provide the security of future funding for support services, information and resources, as well as paving the way for the medical research that will one day make the suffering caused by NF a thing of the past is more important than ever.
If you’ve already started to think about your legacy, and the possibility of including CTF in your will, we can’t thank you enough for considering us.
All we ask is that after remembering your family and friends, you consider leaving a gift in your will to CTF (NF Australia).
Leaving a bequest is one of the most positive ways that you can leave your mark on the world. It’s not simply the domain of wealthy people, in fact most bequests are made by every day, hard-working people who want to make a positive difference to their community.
Types of Bequests
There are a few different ways you can include a gift in your will, but we recommend a residual bequest. This type of bequest is a gift of whatever is left of your estate (or a percentage of it) after all other gifts to family and friends, taxes and debts have been paid. It is the ‘residual’ that can then be allocated as a bequest to CTF.
Wording for including Children’s Tumour Foundation of Australia in your will.
We recommend that you speak with a solicitor or trustee company to ensure that your wishes are properly expressed using the suggested legal wording for your will, as per below:
- Residuary Bequests – “I give devise and bequest the rest and residue of my estate to NF Australia for its general purposes and I declare that receipt of its President, or other authorised officer, shall be sufficient discharge to my executors.”
- Specific Legacies – “I give to NF Australia the sum of …. For its general purposes free of all duties and taxes payable upon or in consequence of my death and I declare that the receipt of its President, or other authorised officer, shall be sufficient discharge to my executors.”
If you would like to have a confidential discussion with someone about leaving a bequest to CTF (NF Australia), then please get in touch with the CEO on 02 9713 6111.