heritage society

The Heritage Society honors alumni, friends, faculty and staff who support the George Washington University through a bequest intention, charitable gift annuity, charitable trust, GW donor advised fund, or other planned gifts.

In gratitude for that generosity, the university spotlights the philanthropic leadership of society members in publications. They are also recognized at special events during the year.

If you are considering including GW in your estate plan, please share our Sample Bequest Language with your estate planning attorney. Once you establish a bequest, or if you have already done so, please complete the Bequest Intention Form and submit it to the Office of Planned Giving so that you may be welcomed as a member of the Heritage Society.

There are many different types of planned gifts that may be created to benefit both you and GW. If you are interested in learning more, we would be pleased to have a discussion with you to understand your philanthropic intentions, and help guide you in the appropriate direction. Please contact us to start the conversation.

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Join fellow GW supporters on Giving Docs, a safe, secure, and free-for-life suite of estate plan essentials. If you choose to include GW in your estate plans, you'll be eligible for [Legacy Society] benefits!

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