Friday, May 4
The Unbroken Circle is a society of Old Town School supporters who have made a commitment to provide for the School in their estate plans. It is an easy and meaningful way to make a gift to the School that is more lasting and significant than one might otherwise think is possible.
Please consider making the Old Town School part of your legacy through a bequest or other planned gift.
Few things are truer than “You can’t take it with you.” A well-crafted estate plan that includes planned gifts will allow you to distribute your assets in a way that satisfies both your heirs and your philanthropic wishes. Just a few examples of planned giving include:
In short, planned gifts can:
If you are drafting a will or codicil or establishing a trust, the following is sample language that can be used in making a bequest to the Old Town School of Folk Music. Do consult your attorney or financial advisor in preparing any bequest or other estate planning documents.
"I give to the Old Town School of Folk Music, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, located in Chicago, Illinois ______________ (insert sum, or percentage of residual estate). This gift is to be used for such purposes as the Old Town School of Folk Music shall determine."
With your help, the circle will be unbroken, and the Old Town School will be welcoming music and dance devotees through its doors for many, many generations to come.
To discuss a planned gift, contact Gary Snyderman, Development Office, 773 751 3343 or firstname.lastname@example.org.