Legacy Donations: Leave a gift in your Will
The Canoe Foundation is a UK wide charity, dedicated to improving places to paddle. Since 2021 the Foundation has linked closely to the Clear Access Clear Waters campaign to drive sustainable access improvements to our waterways.
If you would like to see Canoe Foundation work continue to make a difference, please consider leaving a legacy donation in your Will.
We rely on donations to be able to improve places to paddle across the UK. By leaving a gift in your Will, no matter what the size, you are enabling us to help future generations enjoy improved access to our waterways for paddling and recreational purposes.
Leaving a gift in your Will is simple. The details below should help your Solicitor when drafting up your Will. If you require any further details, please contact us.
If you’re in any doubt about what your money will mean for projects on the ground, take a look at some of our latest funded projects here.
Leave a gift in your Will
If you would like to leave a gift in your Will to the Canoe Foundation, we recommend that you speak to a solicitor to ensure that your wishes will be carried out as you intend.
Our charity details
Canoe Foundation, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham NG12 2LU
Registered charity number: 1121456
Suggested wording for a Will
It is important when you include a gift to Canoe Foundation in your Will, that you use a specific title and wording so that there is no confusion as to your intended recipient. Please therefore use, or advise your solicitor to use:
The Canoe Foundation
The Canoe Foundation is a registered charity (charity number 1121456). It is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company number 06194565)
Address: National Water Sports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, NG12 2LU
We also hope that the following example wording may be helpful:
PECUNIARY LEGACY (a cash sum)
I give [insert amount] to The Canoe Foundation (charity number 1121456), to be applied absolutely for its general purposes and I declare that the receipt of the treasurer or other proper officer for the time being shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors.
RESIDUARY LEGACY (a share of your estate)
I give [insert percentage] of my residuary estate to The Canoe Foundation (charity number 1121456), to be applied absolutely for its general purposes and I declare that the receipt of the treasurer or other proper officer for the time being shall be a sufficient discharge to my executors.
We recommend that you speak to a solicitor for personal and confidential up-to-date advice tailored to your needs. They will ensure your intentions are clearly expressed and legally valid and will be able to advise you on any tax benefits in relation to your gift. You can search a list of solicitors via the Law Society.
Information for Executors
If you are looking to make a payment from a Will, please contact us on 0300 0119 500 or email email@example.com
If you make the payment using our online donation form, please get in touch to let us know. We would like to make sure the gift is properly recorded and acknowledged.