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How to Make A Bequest Gift

A simple and easy way to include Alabama Public Television in your estate planning is to name the Alabama Educational Television Foundation Authority as a beneficiary in your will.

Examples of bequest gifts and language to discuss with your legal or financial advisor are:

To make a Residual Bequest Gift after your estate expenses and specific bequests are distributed:

"I give and devise to the Alabama Educational Television Foundation Authority (ID # 63-6050895), located in Birmingham, Alabama, all (or state a percentage) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific purpose or program)."

To make a Specific Bequest Gift amount from your estate:

"I give and devise to the Alabama Educational Television Foundation Authority (Tax ID # 63-6050895), located in Birmingham, Alabama, the sum of $___________ (or asset) to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific purpose or program)."

To make a Contingent Bequest Gift if one or more of your specific bequests cannot be fulfilled:

"If (insert name) is not living at the time of my demise, I give and devise to the Alabama Educational Television Foundation Authority (Tax ID # 63-6050895), located in Birmingham, Alabama, the sum of $___________ (or all or a percentage of the residue of my estate) to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific purpose or program)."

To make a gift of Beneficiary Rights (life insurance, IRA, etc.) from your estate:

"I give and devise to the Alabama Educational Television Foundation Authority (Tax ID # 63-6050895), located in Birmingham, Alabama, the beneficiary rights to ______________ in the sum of $ ________ to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific purpose or program)."

To make a gift of Personal or Real Property from your estate:

"I give and devise to the Alabama Educational Television Foundation Authority (Tax ID # 63-6050895), located in Birmingham, Alabama, ______________ property to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific purpose or program)."

To make a gift of Securities (stock, bonds, mutual funds, etc.) from your estate:

"I give and devise to the Alabama Educational Television Foundation Authority (Tax ID # 63-6050895), located in Birmingham, Alabama, __________________ stock/securities to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific purpose or program)."

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For more information or to notify APT of your estate plan, please contact:

 Philip F. Hutcheson
Chief Legal Counsel/CFO
205.451.0126

 Alabama Public Television
2112 11th, Ave. S • Suite 400
Birmingham, AL 35205
1.800.239.5233

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