Gift in Will clauses - Catholic Foundation

Gift in Will clauses

When updating or creating your Will, it is important that you seek professional independent advice from entities such as a solicitor, a trustee company or the Public Trustee. They can ensure your Will meets all legal requirements, giving you peace of mind that your wishes will be carried out as you intend.

Find the wording for the following funds below:

Archdiocese of Brisbane

Recommended wording for a general gift to the Archdiocese of Brisbane

“I give (amount/percentage of my estate/asset/item) to The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane for general charitable, religious and educational purposes.”

Recommended wording for a perpetual gift to the Archdiocese of Brisbane Endowment

“I give (amount/percentage of my estate/asset/item) to The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane for general charitable, religious and educational purposes of the Archdiocese of Brisbane General Endowment Fund.”

A gift to the core ministries of the Archdiocese of Brisbane

The four core ministries of the Archdiocese of Brisbane supports the formation of seminarians, retired priests, social services and Catholic education bursaries for children experiencing severe hardship.

Recommended wording for a gift to the core ministries of the Archdiocese of Brisbane

“I give (amount/percentage of my estate/asset/item) to The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane to be divided equally among the general charitable, religious and educational purposes of the Holy Spirit Seminary, The Priests Foundation of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane, Centacare (ABN 35 020 644 975) and the Mary MacKillop Brisbane Catholic School Access Fund. However if these ministries cease to exist in its current form, then to the new ministries in its stead or if they cease to exist in any form, to the general charitable, religious and educational purposes of the Archdiocese of Brisbane.”

The Priests Foundation

The Priests Foundation provides for the needs of retired priests as well as assistance in medical emergencies of both active and retired priests. A gift to The Priests Foundation in your Will ensures a dignified retirement for the Priests who have been instrumental in guiding our Catholic faith.

“I give (amount/percentage of my estate/asset/item) to The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane for general charitable, religious and educational purposes of The Priests Foundation of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane.”

Centacare

For more than 50 years Centacare Brisbane has been the social services arm of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. A gift in your Will to the Centacare will provide help and hope to the most vulnerable among us through hospital chaplaincy, prison ministry, psychiatric pastoral care and Murri ministry.

“I give (amount/percentage of my estate/asset/item) to The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane for general charitable, religious and educational purposes of Centacare (ABN 35 020 644 975).”

A gift to Catholic education bursaries for children

A special fund was created in 2012 to make Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Brisbane accessible to students experiencing hardship and crisis. Bursaries include help with children’s tuition at a Catholic school, uniforms and textbooks.

“I give (amount/percentage of my estate/asset/item) to The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane for general charitable, religious and educational purposes of the Mary MacKillop Brisbane Catholic School Access Fund.”

Gift to seminarian education

“I give (amount/percentage of my estate/asset/item) to The Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane for the purpose of seminarian education.”

Your own named endowment fund

You can create your own named Endowment Fund to support a Catholic cause of your choice – take a look at a named endowment fund.

For more information please contact:

Raushen Perera
Senior Donor Relations Manager
pererar@bne.catholic.net.au
Phone 07 3324 3632
Address Cathedral House, Level 2, 229 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane
Post GPO Box 282, Brisbane QLD 4001