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  Ways To Provide Gifts By Will

There are many ways qualify for The Heritage Society by including the NRA, NRA-ILA, or any of our three 501(c)(3) tax-exempt affiliates in your will. The most common methods are:

  • General Bequest
    The most familiar type of bequest; it specifies that we will receive a specific amount.
  • Percentage Bequest
    An excellent alternative to the general bequest. It states that we will receive a certain pre-determined percentage of your estate, and assures that inflation will not reduce the true value of the bequest you intended for our benefit.
  • Specific Bequest
    You can direct that particular property be transferred to us, such as a certain piece of real estate, stock from a specific company or an item of personal property, such as a firearm.
  • Residuary Bequest
    Directs that we receive either everything remaining in your estate or a designated percentage of your estate after all costs and bequests are satisfied.
  • Contingent Bequest
    Is contingent upon some event. You might make a primary bequest for a relative, with the contingency that if that relative is not living at the time of your death, the bequest will pass to the NRA or one of its tax-exempt affiliates.
Since local laws differ, a professional advisor should be contacted for the preparation of all wills and trusts.

For more information on how to make a bequest, call for your free copy of How To Protect Your Rights With A Will. If you have already remembered the NRA in your will, just fill out and send the response form or call the NRA Office of Advancement at (877) NRA-GIVE.

What Is The Heritage Society?

Heritage Society The Heritage Society is made up of men and women who believe strongly enough in the purposes of the NRA to make a financial commitment to its future. Heritage Society membership is awarded to anyone who has made a planned gift to the NRA, NRA-ILA, or any of the NRA's tax-exempt affiliates.

For more information about the Heritage Society, fill out this response form or see

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