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Invest in Our Future as a Planned Giving Legacy Circle Donor With a Gift that Will Keep on Giving


In 2026, Cambridge Public Library District will celebrate its 175th Anniversary. As the first library in Henry County, we want to ensure its future in this community. We are launching a Legacy Circle Challenge this year, encouraging the community to consider leaving a bequest to ensure the library’s future.

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PLANNED GIVING, BEQUESTS & GIFTS

How to Remember the Cambridge Public Library District in Your Will


A Fixed amount of money or a designated property:

“I give to The Cambridge Public Library District (tax ID 36-2580822), located in Cambridge, IL, $________ (or describe the real or personal property, including exact location.)”


A percentage of the estate:
“I give to The Cambridge Public Library District (tax ID 36-2580822), located in Cambridge, IL, %________ of my estate.”


A Gift of Securities in Your Will or Estate Plan:
“I give to The Cambridge Public Library District (tax ID 36-2580822), located in Cambridge, IL, the following gift(s) of securities ______________________________________________.”


A Gift of Retirement Plan Assets or IRA Distributions:
“I designate The Cambridge Public Library District (tax ID 36-2580822), located in Cambridge, IL, the beneficiary of a gift of my retirement plan assets in the amount of $__________ or, at %________ worth of my plan.”


A Gift of Life Insurance:
“I designate The Cambridge Public Library District (tax ID 36-2580822), located in Cambridge, IL, %________ beneficiary of my life insurance.”

You may wish to consult with an estate planner regarding these gifts and designations including Charitable Remainder Trusts or Charitable Lead Trusts.

For a printable form, click here:

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