Leaving a Legacy by including Michigan Radio in your will

Including Michigan Radio is your will is easy, although you may want to consult with your estate planner.  The language you or your attorney uses will help us direct your support in a manner that best reflects your wishes. We recommend that you call us at (734) 764-9210 so that we can help you understand how your wishes best translate to a thoughtful plan.

Below are some examples of language that may fit your intentions:

Unrestricted Bequest

I give, devise, and bequeath to the Regents of the University of Michigan, having the control and management of the University of Michigan, (a) the sum of $___________, or (b) ______% of my estate to be used for the benefit of Michigan Radio.

Restricted Bequest

I give, devise, and bequeath to the Regents of the University of Michigan,  having the control and management of the University of Michigan, (a) the sum of $________ or (b) ______% of my estate to be used for the benefit of Michigan Radio  for the purpose(s) of _________________________________ or if such use, in the judgment of the University is or shall become impracticable or unwise, then for such purpose(s) as the University shall determine.

Residuary Bequest

I give, devise, and bequeath to the Regents of the University of Michigan,  having the control and management of the University of Michigan, (a) all or (b) _____% of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to be used for the benefit of Michigan Radio for the purpose(s) of _______________________________, or if such use, in the judgment of the University, is or shall become impracticable or unwise, then for such purpose(s) as the University shall determine.

Contingent Bequest

If the above named legatees or devisees (or beneficiaries) should predecease me, then I hereby give, devise, and bequeath the same to the Regents of the University of Michigan,  to be used for the benefit of Michigan Radio for the purpose(s) of ________________________________, or if such use, in the judgment of the University, is or shall become impracticable or unwise, then for such purpose(s) as the University shall determine.