Bequest Language

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.

For attorneys:

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.