Bequests

You can make a dramatic impact for animals when you choose to remember ACCT Philly in your will or trust, or as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy or investment account. Some important information you might need to designate your bequest to ACCT Philly includes:

  • Our legal name: Animal Care and Control Team
  • Our headquarters location: 111 West Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19140
  • Our federal tax ID number: 45-3985637

Often the language for a bequest in a will or trust is simple and we’ve included some samples below. Please note that your circumstances may require different language and you should consult with a trusted financial, legal or tax professional regarding the specific language you might use when drafting your will. Life insurance and investment policies should provide an option for you to list your beneficiary. Contact your account manager to provide them with ACCT Philly’s information listed above.

  • Specific Dollar Amount Bequest: I give, devise and bequeath _______________ (insert dollar amount) to the Animal Care and Control Team, a Pennsylvania nonprofit, EIN number 45-3985637 with headquarters located at 111 West Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19140 or its successor organization to be used for its benefit.
  • Residuary or Percentage Bequest: I give, devise and bequeath _______________ (insert % amount) of all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to the Animal Care and Control Team, a Pennsylvania nonprofit, EIN number 45-3985637 with headquarters located at 111 West Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19140 or its successor organization to be used for its benefit.
  • Contingency Gift:Takes effect only if a primary intention can’t be met.
    If _______________ (name of beneficiary) does not survive me, or shall die during the administration of my estate, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to the Animal Care and Control Team, Philadelphia, PA 19140 a Pennsylvania nonprofit, EIN number 45-3985637 with headquarters located at 111 West Hunting Park Avenue, or its successor organization, all of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, to be used for its benefit.

If you have added or are thinking of including ACCT Philly in your planned giving plans or would like to know dedicate your bequest for a specific purpose, let us know!

The information on this Web site is not intended as legal, tax or investment advice. Please consult an attorney, tax professional or investment professional for such advice.