Resources & Sample Language

Sample Legal Language

Legal language templates for donor gifts and the creation of funds are available on this page to assist professional advisors. For more information or assistance, please contact your local community foundation.

The model documents were developed by Duane L. Tarnacki, Esq., counsel for the Council of Michigan Foundations and attorney with Clark Hill P.L.C. in Detroit, Michigan.

The documents were made possible through the community foundation project of the Council of Michigan Foundations supported by grants from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, and the Council of Michigan Foundations' community foundation members.

Planned Giving Design Center

The Planned Giving Design Center is the world's largest website on the subject of planned giving. It delivers the highest quality planned giving information at no cost. To register without charge, visit the national Planned Giving Design Center website.

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