Support Circle Urban Ministries

Help Circle Urban Ministries make every neighborhood a great place to live, learn, grow and succeed!

Planned Giving

  • Remember Circle Urban Ministries in Your Will
  • Designate Circle Urban Ministries as a Beneficiary
    Circle Urban Ministries
    118 N. Central Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60644

Sample Language

  • Specific Bequest: I give, devise and bequeath _______________ (insert dollar amount or item of property to be donated) to Circle Urban Ministries, or its successor organization, a nonprofit corporation as described in section 170 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code with national headquarters located at 118 N. Central Avenue, Chicago IL., 60644, for the general and charitable purposes.
  • Residuary Bequest: I give, devise and bequeath _______________ (insert % amount) of all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to the Circle Urban Ministries, or its successor organization, a nonprofit corporation as described in section 170 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code, with national headquarters located at 118 N. Central Avenue, Chicago IL., 60644, for the general and charitable purposes.
  • Restricted Gift (Specific or Residuary) Bequest: I give, devise and bequeath _______________ (insert dollar amount, item of property or % of residue) to the Circle Urban Ministries, or its successor organization, a nonprofit corporation as described in section 170 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code, with national headquarters located at 118 N. Central Avenue, Chicago IL., 60644, to be used exclusively [insert restricted use language here – such as in the State of XYZ, for research, for children’s programs, etc.].
  • Contingency Gift: Takes effect only if a primary intention can’t be met.  If (name of beneficiary) does not survive me, or shall die during the administration of my estate, or as a result of a common disaster, then I give to the Circle Urban Ministries, or its successor organization, a non-profit corporation as described in section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code, with national headquarters located at 118 N. Central Avenue, Chicago IL., 60644, all of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, to be used for its benefit.
  • Safety Language: Language added whenever a gift is restricted
    In the event the purposes of the restriction, in the opinion of the Board of Directors of can no longer be served, the Board may devote any remaining assets exclusively for charitable purposes that: (a) are within the scope of the charitable purposes of charity (b) most nearly approximate the original purpose of the gift; and (c) benefits charity.

For more information please contact us at 773-854-1621 or via email at info@circleurban.org