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Planned Giving

Leave a Lasting Legacy

Through a planned estate gift, you can establish a legacy that supports Wave Hill’s world-renowned horticultural collections, preserves our magnificent views and ensures our programs have a lasting impact for generations to come. The simplest and most popular planned gift is a bequest made through one’s will or living trust.

The Vista Society recognizes those who have chosen to leave a charitable gift to Wave Hill in their estate plans. Vista Society Members receive special benefits and recognition, but more importantly, they are investors in Wave Hill’s future and mission, inspiring the human spirit and connecting our visitors to the natural world.

Contact Information

Barbara Giordano

Gardens woodland Wave Hill 46

Bequest Information

A bequest can be made in a specific amount in the form of cash, securities, real estate, retirement accounts, life insurance or personal property. It can also be a percentage of an estate or as all or part of the residual of an estate. Unrestricted gifts provide the greatest flexibility for our future needs. If you wish to restrict a gift, we encourage you to support one of the broad program areas specified in Wave Hill’s mission, namely arts, education or horticulture.

Bequest Language

To make a bequest through your will, we recommend that you consider including the following language:

To Wave Hill Incorporated, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization incorporated having its principal address as Wave Hill, 675 West 252nd Street, Bronx, NY 10471-2899, I hereby give and bequeath $_____ (insert gift amount) for Wave Hill’s general purposes.