How to leave a charitable gift in your Will

You have more power to make a difference than you realize. By giving even a small portion of your estate to charity, you can make a significant impact on the causes you care about, and still support those you love. In short, you can do both. And we can show you how. Still need convincing? Here’s why you should add a charitable gift to your Will.

Plan before you start

See how charitable gifts in Wills change lives, calculate your potential impact, and then find expert advice. A financial advisor can help design a plan to maximize what you leave for charity and loved ones.

Step 1

Find a charity and get the details

Find charities you would like to support. You can use this site to keep them in a list and grab all the details you need from their profile.

Step 2

Update your documents

Leaving a charitable gift in a Will can be as simple as adding a clause to your Will. Use our tool to send your lawyer or notary a note to start the process.

If you don’t already have a legal advisor, you can browse estate lawyer/notaries or online Will services. Not sure which is right for you? Read our guide on when an online Will service is the right fit.