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A Gift in Your Will, Trust or Other Beneficiary Designation

Your attorney can help you design an estate plan that protects your family, preserves your property and benefits The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. You can bequeath a percentage of your estate to the Foundation, a dollar amount, specific property such as antiques or the remainder of your estate.

Useful Information for Making an Estate Gift to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Legal Name:

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation


301 First Street, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-1776

Federal Tax Identification Number:


Sample Gift Language (to be reviewed by your attorney):

"I hereby give, devise, and bequeath to The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, _______-percent of my net residuary estate (or the sum of $_______________ , or the following described property, or the rest and residue of my estate after payment of the foregoing bequests). This is an unrestricted gift and may be used to further the objects and purpose of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation."

Upon request we are pleased to provide the necessary tax exemption letter to your attorney or financial advisor.


For more information please contact the Planned Giving Office


Email: [email protected]


Mailing Address:

CWF Planned Giving Office

P.O Box 1776

Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776

Physical Address:

CWF Planned Giving Office

301 First Street

Williamsburg, VA 23185