Bequest

Leave a gift in your Will

RIAC is committed to working in partnership with people of all ages and abilities to help them achieve their individual goals and dreams, remain connected to their communities and enjoy their independence.

Making a gift to RIAC in your Will is a significant legacy that will leave a long-lasting impact.  We will honour your wishes and use your gift in accordance with the wording of your Will.

A gift in your Will, regardless of its size, will allow RIAC to expand its services for all individuals with disabilities, their families and carers.  Your generosity will help RIAC to continue to serve the community today as well as make a difference to the lives of our children, our grandchildren, even our great grand children.

If you have made or are considering leaving a gift to RIAC in your Will, we warmly invite you to contact us, let us know about your intentions, and allow us to offer our thanks.

Information for Solicitors

If your client has made the decision to include RIAC in their Will, please click here for our suggested bequest clause wording.

Our company registration details are:

Under the bequest tab,

Rights Information & Advocacy Centre Inc.

ABN: 42 401 261 070

PO Box 1763
Shepparton Vic 3630

 

We are:

Incorporated as a Public Company limited by guarantee under the Corporations Act (2001)

Endorsed as an income tax exempt charitable entity

Endorsed as a deductible gift recipient

Endorsed for GST concessions
Confirmation of these endorsements can be found at www.abr.business.gov.au

Information for Executors

If you’re the executor of a Will that includes a bequest to RIAC, please send a photocopy of the Will with a short letter to:

Chief Executive Officer

Rights Information & Advocacy Centre Inc.
PO Box 1763
Shepparton 3630

T: 03 5822 1944

Some people wish for a donation to be made to RIAC in lieu of flowers being sent to their funeral or memorial service. Such in-memoriam gifts can be requested in funeral notices or obituary listings.  To obtain in-memoriam donation envelopes please call us on (03) 5822 1944

If you have any queries about a gift left to RIAC in a Will, please contact us.

Recommended Wording

The following wording is a guide only and is subject to your solicitor’s professional legal advice in relation to your circumstances and in the preparation of your Will.

I give to Rights Information & Advocacy Centre (ACN )

__________ percent of my estate the residue of my estate

OR
__________ percent of the residue of my estate

OR
the sum of $_________ OR (specified items)
free of all duties and testamentary expenses to be used for its general purposes and the receipt of an authorised officer of The Rights Information and Advocacy Centre will be sufficient discharge to my Executor/Trustee.

[the following wording is optional]
and I request, without creating a binding trust, that this bequest be applied to ___________________ (where the bequest is to be used).

If you have made or are considering leaving a gift to RIAC in your Will, we warmly invite you to contact us, let us know about your intentions, and allow us to offer our thanks.  We also respect that you may prefer to leave a gift in your Will anonymously. This decision rests entirely with you.

Our goal is to ensure you are kept up to date with our work and the ways in which your support makes that possible, and most importantly, to thank you.