The sample bequest language for Brown University is:
"I give to Brown University in Providence in the State of Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations, a Rhode Island nonbusiness corporation with a place of business in Providence, Rhode Island [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property], income and principal to be applied in its discretion for its general uses and purposes."
If you prefer to make a gift to Brown's endowment, please contact The Office of Planned Giving.
Brown University's complete legal name is, "Brown University in Providence in the State of Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations." It is a Rhode Island nonbusiness corporation.
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