Planned Giving

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Gift and Legacy Planning

You can make a lasting contribution to the preservation of the world's rainforests by naming RAN as a beneficiary in your will, or a recipient of a portion of your estate, or by establishing a charitable trust.

Sample Bequest Language

Bequests to Rainforest Action Network are generally either for a specific sum of for the residue, or a percentage of the residue, of the estate. The following are some examples:

  • Residuary or Percentage Bequest:  “I give, devise and bequeath to the Rainforest Action Network, a non-profit corporation of the State of California, located at 425 Bush St, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94108,

                        1) all the residue of my estate.

                        2) % of the residue of my estate.

  • Specific Amount Bequest:  “I give, devise and bequeath to the Rainforest Action Network, a non-profit corporation of the State of California, located at 425 Bush St, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94108, the sum of $ _____.”
  • Our legal name is Rainforest Action Network.
  • We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit charitable organization under the Internal Revenue Code.
  • RAN’s Federal Tax I.D. is #94-3045180.

For more information, please contact our Development Office at plannedgiving@ran.org or 415-659-0548.