Bequest (Wills and Living Trust)

A bequest, or gift through your will, is one of the most common planned gifts. You may designate a specific amount, a percentage of your estate, or a percentage of the remainder of your estate after all heirs are provided for or a specific asset such as personal or real property.

Sample language, “I give and bequeath to Massachusetts Maritime Academy, located at 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts $____ sum for support of (designation you choose, for example, scholarships or academics)” or “I give and bequeath to Massachusetts Maritime Academy, located at 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts,  __ % of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to support (designation you choose, for example, general use and purposes or the Academy's greatest needs).”   

Contact Us

For more information or customized calculations on any of the charitable gift plans, please contact Michelle Badger at 508-830-5045 or mbadger@maritime.edu.