Bequest Language

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Legal Name: Music and Dance Theater Chicago, Inc.
Incorporated in: Chicago, IL
Address: 205 East Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
Tax ID: 36-3930153

Suggested Language to Designate a Bequest to the Harris Theater:
The following language is suggested for use in making an unrestricted bequest:
"I give (the sum of _____ dollars) OR (all or ____ percent of the residuary of my estate) to Music and Dance Theater Chicago, Inc., 205 East Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, tax ID number 36-3930153.”

The following language is suggested for use in making a restricted bequest:
"I give (the sum of _____ dollars) OR (all or ____ percent of the residuary of my estate) to Music and Dance Theater Chicago, Inc., 205 East Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, tax ID number 36-3930153, for: (state purpose: e.g., general operations, community engagement programming, presenting efforts).*
*Please contact the Harris Theater before finalizing your will to discuss restriction options.

The following language is suggested for use in establishing an endowment for a specific purpose:
"I give (the sum of _____ dollars) OR (all or ____ percent of the residuary of my estate) to Music and Dance Theater Chicago, Inc., 205 East Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, tax ID number 36-3930153, as a contribution to the operational endowment fund, the earnings from which support the Theater’s mission and operational expenses.

*If interested in establishing an endowment fund to support a specific project or program, please contact the Harris Theater before finalizing your will to discuss restriction options.

Inclusion of the following language will ensure that your endowment bequest will always remain productive:
"If at any time in the judgment of the trustees of the Harris Theater the designated use of this bequest is no longer practicable or appropriate, then the trustees shall use the bequest to further the general purposes of the Harris Theater, giving consideration, where possible, to my special interest as described above."

The material presented on this Planned Giving page is not offered as legal or tax advice.

 

For More Information

  1. Contact Elizabeth Halajian at (312) 334-2460 or ehalajian@harristheaterchicago.org for additional information on designating your gift.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include the Harris Theater in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

    Legal Name: Music and Dance Theater Chicago, Inc.
    Address: 205 East Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
    Federal Tax ID Number: 36-3930153

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