Planned Giving

Gift and Legacy Planning

Including a bequest in your will, or naming Rainforest Action Network (RAN) as beneficiary of a trust, retirement plan, life insurance policy or financial account, is a simple way to make RAN a part of your legacy.

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 Jeri Howland at Jeri@ran.org or call (415) 659-0521.