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Please note that gifts of this nature should be carefully considered in relation to your comprehensive financial and estate plans. We strongly recommend that you consult an attorney in the preparation of your will and to supervise its execution so as to comply with your state requirements.

When including a bequest provision in your will, always use the full legal name and provide the federal taxpayer identification number.

Our full, legal name is: "The Ohio State University Foundation for the benefit of WOSU Public Media."

Our federal taxpayer identification number is: 31-1145986.

Your planned gift to WOSU Public Media can be in the form of specific amounts of cash or property, or as a percentage of the overall estate. You may also name WOSU Public Media to receive the residue, or a portion of the residue of the estate. We will work with you to designate your gift in a way that is most meaningful to you and will make the impact you want to achieve.

Below is sample language to name WOSU Public Media in your will or living trust.

"I give, devise, and bequeath to WOSU Public Media, or its successor, Columbus, Ohio, (the sum of $___, or a specific asset, or ___% of my estate, or all of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, both real and personal property of whatever kind and wherever situated, which I may own or have the right to dispose of at the time of my death)."