Estate Planning for the Future

Don’t leave for summer travels without a current will–now is a great time to make sure your will/trust and plans for your loved ones are up to date!

Bequests in your revocable living trust or will are a key component to estate planning – the process of managing your accumulated assets, designating who will care for loved ones and determining what legacy you will leave. For many, leaving a gift in their trust or will provides the perfect opportunity to make a declaration of their commitment to their favorite philanthropic mission for years to come such as Scouting. Building your legacy through the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America will ensure that Scouting grows into the future to serve more youth like yours and your charitable wishes will be realized.

Charitable bequests, for example, can be written into your trust or will. The bequest can be an identified dollar amount, a percentage of your estate or a residual amount after other expenses have been subtracted.  You may also designate specific program and support areas of particular interest to you.

Sample Specific Charitable Bequest Language:

I give and devise to the Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America, located in Santa Ana, CA, non-profit tax ID# 95-1727660 , the sum of $_________ (or certain % of estate) for its general charitable use and purpose.

For more information on the planning process and how your “will for Scouting” is vital to support this life-changing program for future generations, please contact Devon at 714-546-8558 x145 or email