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Leaving a Legacy Gift to CASA

Gifts by will are one of the best ways of ensuring that CASA volunteers will continue to represent abused and neglected children. A bequest can be for a specific purpose or unrestricted. Unrestricted bequests are especially welcome, as the needs of the organization and the children can change over time. If a specific purpose is stated, we suggest you allow alternative uses as in the example below
Information about the CASA of Del Norte
Mission

CASA of Del Norte will support and assist children in the juvenile dependency program by providing well-trained volunteers to advocate objectively in the child’s best interest.

Official Name

The official name of the organization is "Court Appointed Special Advocates of Del Norte County."

Tax Exempt Status

The Internal Revenue Service has recognized the tax exempt status of the organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Internal Revenue Service has also determined that the organization is not a private foundation as defined in Section 509(a) of the Code.

Copies of the determination letters relating to the above can be provided upon request.

Gifts to CASA of Del Norte

Gifts may be made to CASA of Del Norte during the donor's lifetime or at death.
Lifetime gifts are charitable contributions eligible for a deduction under Section 170(b)(1)(a) of the Code. Bequests, legacies, or other transfers at death to or for the use of CASA of Del Norte are deductible from the gross estate of the decedent for estate tax purposes under Sections 1055(a) and 210(a)(2).

Gifts may include:

  • gifts by will
  • gifts of cash
  • securities
  • personal property
  • real estate
  • charitable trusts.

Please address all gifts & inquires to:
C. Susan Minx, Executive Director
CASA of Del Norte
1080 Mason Mall, Suite 9
Crescent City, CA 95531
707-464-3320
Contact Form

Additional Information

CASA of Del Norte Tax Identification Number: The Tax Identification Number assigned to CASA of Del Norte is 68-0484676

Sample Bequest Clauses:
If you are considering a bequest to CASA of Del Norte, attorney may find the following information and sample bequest clauses helpful:

Unrestricted Bequest
I give and bequeath to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Del Norte County, located in Crescent City, California, the sum of $___ for its general purposes.

Gift for Restricted Purpose
I give and bequeath to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Del Norte County, located in Crescent City, California, the sum of $___, the net income from which sum shall be used for ______________. If at any time, in the opinion of the organization's Board of Directors, it becomes impossible or impractical to use this bequest for such purposes, then the income or principal, or both, may be used for such other purposes as shall most nearly accomplish my wishes.

Specific Bequest
I bequeath my collection of artwork consisting of ____ to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Del Norte County, located in Crescent City, California, for its general purposes.

Gift of Residue of Estate
I give and bequeath the residue of the property owned by me at my death, real and personal and wherever situate, to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Del Norte County, located in Crescent City, California, for its general purposes.

Contingent Bequest
I give and bequeath the residue of the property owned by me at my death, real and personal and wherever situate, to my wife ____, if she survives me. If my wife does not survive me, I give and bequeath my residuary estate to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Del Norte County, located in Crescent City, California, for its general purposes.

Gift Limited by Size of Estate
I give and bequeath the sum of $_____ or ___% of my adjusted gross estate as finally determined for federal estate tax purposes, whichever is less, to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Del Norte County, located in Crescent City, California, for its general purposes.

You should consult your attorney concerning the best way to make a charitable bequest in your will.

CASA of Del Norte staff will be happy to work with you and your attorney in planning your bequest. Please contact us for more information.