Share the sample bequest language for Florida International University Foundation with your estate planning attorney:
I hereby give, devise and bequeath [describe the nature of the bequest, such as a specific sum of money or a percentage of the residual estate] to FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC., of Miami, Florida, a direct support organization for the benefit of Florida International University, the sum of $_______ (or _____ percent of my residuary estate), to be used for (e.g., its general endowment purposes, to establish a named endowed scholarship, to benefit a specific school or college within FIU, or some other specific purpose). My bequest may be used to apply for any state, federal, or private matching funds for which it may qualify.
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