Suggested Bequest Language
To include the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in your will, life insurance, retirement plan or other planned gift, the following language may be used:
"I give, devise and bequeath to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street, Cooperstown, New York 13326 the following: ( ____ percent (%) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate; OR _____ dollars ($); OR specific asset) to be used for general purposes in an area of greatest need (or state the purposes for which the funds are to be used) at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
1. Please consult with your tax, legal and financial advisors.
2. If you include the Museum in your estate plans, use our legal name and federal tax ID
Legal Name: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Address: 25 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Federal Tax ID: 15-0572877
3. Contact Ken Meifert, Vice President, Sponsorship and Development at 607.547.0286 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have included the Museum in your estate planning so that you can be recognized, for additional information on bequests or to discuss different giving options for your estate plans.