You — as the donor, testator, or settlor — can ensure your charitable intentions will be carried out by crafting provisions with the level of specificity or flexibility you want in your will, trust, or other estate gift instrument:

  • You can define the purpose in a separate agreement with UVM Foundation.
  • You can define the purpose in your estate or trust documents.
  • You can allow UVM to define the purpose when funds are received by UVM.
  • You can allow your executor, trustee or family member to define the purpose.

Here is sample language to add UVM as a beneficiary to any of your estate plans: 





Talk to Us

For more information, please contact Cheryl Brodowski, Director of Legacy Giving:

phone(802) 656-8417


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