For information on creating Wills on behalf of your client, we have provided some useful information below to assist you in the process.
If a client wants their bequest to be allocated to a specific area, they can indicate this in the wording of their Will.
We have three key areas; general, international and Indigenous Australia.
Generally, in order for The Foundation to allocate the money to the program with the highest priority of need at that time, choosing funds for ‘General purpose’ is our most effective method. However, we understand that occasionally people have certain personal connections to particular regions.
If a client has a specific request, please contact us and we will handle the request on a case-by-case basis.
Suggested wording for your client's Will
As a guide, we have provided the following suggested wording for you and your client to consider when including The Fred Hollows Foundation in their Will:
a) General purposes
I give (insert benefit, either residual gift, a percentage or specific gift amount) to The Fred Hollows Foundation ABN 46 070 556 642, for its:
b) International programs for general purposes
c) Indigenous Australia programs for general purpose
(Choose one out of a, b, c)
I declare that the receipt of the secretary, treasurer or other proper officer of the nominated beneficiary will be a full discharge for my trustee who will not be bound to see its application.
The Foundation is a registered company under corporate law, section 148 (1). ABN 46 070 556 642.
The Foundation is registered under the provisions of the Charitable Fundraising Act (NSW) 1991. CFM 13014.
Eligible tax-deductible donations have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status with the Australian Tax Office.
The Foundation is a signatory to the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Code of Conduct.
The Foundation is a partner in the World Health Organization initiative VISION 2020 The Right to Sight, which aims to eradicate all forms of avoidable blindness by the year 2020.
If you have any questions, please contact Nadia or Natasha from our friendly Bequests team at [email protected] or on 1800 352 352. We are here to help.