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Facts for Advisers

Wills and Trust Language

Bequest language that can be used in a gift by will or living trust:

I give and bequeath to Columbia College Chicago, a not-for-profit corporation organized under the Laws of the State of Illinois and having its principal office at 600 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605.

To make a cash bequest:

the sum of $_________ to be used by Columbia College Chicago for its general purposes.

To give a percentage of the estate:

_______ percent of my estate to be used by Columbia College Chicago for its general purposes.

To give a residual amount or remaining interest:

the rest, residue and remainder of my estate after all debts, expenses and taxes have been paid and all the general and specific bequests have been made, to be used by Columbia College Chicago for its general purposes.

To give a tangible asset or property:

_______ shares of common stock of __________ (or insert here a description of other property) owned by me at my death as these shares shall exist at the date of my death, to be used by Columbia College Chicago for its general purposes.

Please email giving@colum.edu if you have any additional questions.


Contact Information

Jonathan S. Stern
Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations
Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Columbia College Chicago
600 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
jstern@colum.edu
(312) 369-7050
Fax: (312) 369-8039

Securities Transfers

DTC Number: 0226

Account Number: WMP-001974

Taxpayer ID Number: 36-6112087

Our Broker: Mesirow Financial Services
(847) 681-2300/(888) 681-0082 toll-free
Fax: (847) 681-2401

Contact: Daniel Bolan
(847) 681-2505

Please telephone our office if your client is transferring shares to Columbia College Chicago. We need to know the name and numbers of shares being transferred.