Bequest From Your Will or Trust

Gifts From Your Will or Trust

How It Works

  • Include a bequest to Johns Hopkins in your will or trust. (Sample Bequest Language)
  • Contact us for language to direct your bequest to a specific purpose.
  • Indicate a specific amount, or a percentage of the balance remaining in your estate or trust.


  • Your assets remain in your control during your lifetime.
  • You can modify your bequest to address changing circumstances.
  • You can direct your bequest to a particular purpose (be sure to check with us to make sure your gift can be used as intended).
  • Under current tax law, there is no upper limit on the estate tax deduction for your charitable bequests.


  • Contact us so we can assist you through every step