ensures that future generations can experience the love of learning, a sense of wonder, and the lasting impacts of America’s cultural and scientific heritage. A gift in your estate preserves our nation’s story, inspires through the arts and unlocks the mysteries of our planet and the universe.
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The Smithsonian Legacy Challenge is a special opportunity to consider your impact on the future, today. After 175 years of bringing the world’s complexities, beauty, and innovation to you and others, we’re imagining who we’ll be for future generations. By including us in your will, living trust, retirement plan or as a beneficiary designation, you control your legacy and shape ours.
Sample Language for Your Will
I give [ ____ percent of the residue of my estate] or [the sum of __________ dollars] to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC for its general purposes or for the benefit of [name of museum, research center, or program].
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