For a general bequest for The Purple Rose Theatre Company we suggest using the following language in your will and/or trust:

I give to The Purple Rose Theatre Company, a Michigan non profit corporation, the sum of $____________(or:____________ percent of my estate) to be used for the benefit of The Purple Rose Theatre Company in such manner as the Board thereof may direct.

To designate your provision for a particular activity or ongoing program of The Purple Rose Theatre Company and its work (such as the Apprentice Program, World Premiere Fund, Educational Outreach or Script Development Fund, OR area of greatest need), please use the following language:

I give to The Purple Rose Theatre Company, a Michigan non profit corporation, the sum of $_______________ (or:_____________ percent of the remainder of my estate) to be used by The Purple Rose Theatre Company for the benefit of the (Apprentice Program, World Premiere Fund, Educational Outreach, or Script Development Fund, OR area of greatest need) _______________________________.

If you choose to restrict your bequest provision for the establishment of a specific endowment fund, add the following:

“for an endowment to be known as the (name of your fund).”

You are welcome to establish endowments in your will and/or trust. Please discuss your desires with us (geriegreenspan@purplerosetheatre.org or 734.433.7782 ext. 15) to determine the amounts needed for each of these above-mentioned naming opportunities, and encourage your attorney to discuss your provision with us. We would be pleased to draft an agreement establishing your future endowment, both for your personal records and to place on file here at the theatre.