Frequently Asked Questions
- What is WCS’s tax identification number?
- How can I designate WCS as a beneficiary of my IRA assets, life insurance policy, or bank account?
Please ask your IRA administrator, insurance broker, or bank account officer to provide you with a beneficiary-designation form. You will need to include our full name: The Wildlife Conservation Society, our tax ID #: 13-1740011, and your signature.
- How can I include WCS in my will?
Below you will find a sample bequest language for your review:
To the Wildlife Conservation Society (“WCS”), a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization incorporated in the state of New York in 1895, having as its principal address 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York, 10460, and tax identification number EIN: 13-1740011, I, [name], of [city, state ZIP] hereby give and bequeath the sum of $______ or _____percent of my estate to be used as determined by WCS for its general purposes.
We have also provided guidance and suggested language for a bequest in the Gifts by Will and Living Trusts section of this Web site.
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