Sample Language for Your Will or Trust

The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a bequest that meets your needs.

“I give to Houston Grand Opera, a nonprofit corporation currently located at 510 Preston Street, Houston, TX 77002-1504, or its successor thereto, ______________* [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

*If you are interested in supporting a specific project or program, it is best to discuss your plans with our planned giving professionals before completing your bequest language to confirm your wishes can be met by Houston Grand Opera.

Please note: The policies of HGO do not allow HGO or its representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.

Useful Legal Information

Legal name: Houston Grand Opera
Address: 510 Preston Street, Houston, TX 77002-1504
Federal Tax ID number: 76- 0038314

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Amanda Neiter

Amanda Neiter

Director of Legacy Giving

Houston Grand Opera