Wills and Living Trusts

Would you like to leave money to Alzheimer's Disease Research, Macular Degeneration Research, and/or National Glaucoma Research in your will? Do you also want the flexibility to change your will in the event that life circumstances change? You can do both.

In as little as one sentence, you can complete your gift. This type of donation to Alzheimer's Disease Research, Macular Degeneration Research, and/or National Glaucoma Research in your will or living trust helps ensure that we continue our mission for years to come.

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An Example of How It Works

Young family with kidsMeet Tom and Martha. When they got married and created a will, they included a $75,000 gift to one of our programs. As the family grew to include three children, Tom and Martha decided to revise their gift to ensure their children's future financial security.

They met with their attorney and revised the gift language so that one of our research programs received a percentage of their estate, instead of a specific amount. Tom and Martha now rest easy knowing their plans will provide for the people and charitable work they love.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Lauren Fields at 301-556-9397 or lfields@brightfocus.org for additional information on bequests or to chat more about the different options for including one of our research programs in your will or estate plan.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include a BrightFocus program in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal Name: BrightFocus Foundation
Address: 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871
Federal Tax ID Number: 23-7337229. This is the number for all three programs.