Stopping sexual assault and domestic violence - Full Stop.

Leave a Gift in Your Will

Thank you for considering a gift to the Full Stop Foundation in your will.

This generous gesture is a lasting reflection of your values, and will enable you to continue making a positive contribution supporting people who have experienced sexual or domestic violence. Please be sure to talk to family and loved ones about your Will and if you do choose to leave a gift for the Full Stop Foundation, do please let us know and advise any executors and guardians of your wishes.

If we can help you with bequests or leaving a legacy in your Will, please don’t hesitate to contact us on (02) 8585 0333 or by email at info@fullstopfoundation.org.au.

We would love to talk to you and discuss some of the options available.


Types of gifts

Share of your estate, also known as a residuary gift:

The residue of your estate is what remains of the estate once all your loved ones and charges have been paid. A residuary gift could be a percentage or the whole of the residue of your estate. Even a small % of your estate can make a huge positive impact to our work

 

A specific amount of money, also known as a pecuniary gift:

This is when you leave an exact sum of money to us.

 

A specific gift:

You may wish to leave us a particular item (known as a specific bequest), which can be sold to support our work. It could be property or an item of value such as real estate, art or a piece of jewellery, a life insurance or superannuation policy or even assets such as shares

If you would like to consider including a gift to The Full Stop Foundation in your will you may find the following useful. However, it is important to see your Will adviser.


Suggested language

To donate a percentage of your estate:

"I give to the Full Stop Foundation (ABN 37 731 988 335), free of all duties and taxes % of my residuary estate. The receipt of the treasurer, secretary or public officer for the time being of is an absolute discharge to my executor."

or

"I give to the Full Stop Foundation (ABN 37 731 988 335), free of all duties and taxes the whole of the residue of my estate. The receipt of the treasurer, secretary or public officer for the time being of is an absolute discharge to my executor."

To donate a specific sum:

"I give to the Full Stop Foundation (ABN 37 731 988 335), free of all duties and taxes the sum of $ _______. The receipt of the treasurer, secretary or public officer for the time being of is an absolute discharge to my executor."


Information for solicitors

If your client has indicated they would like to leave a bequest to the Full Stop Foundation, please pass on our sincere thanks.

If you have any further questions regarding the most appropriate wording for your client, please contact us contact us via email or by phone on 02 8585 0333.


Thank you – Leaving a gift is an important decision and one that can help the Full Stop Foundation to support and resource the work of Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia to reduce and ultimately eliminate sexual assault and domestic violence.