WCPE FM, The Classical Station, has been broadcasting Great Classical Music since 1978, thanks to listener support. One of the many ways that you can help The Classical Station to continue playing classical music for years to come is to leave a planned gift in your will or estate.
Leaving a legacy gift to The Classical Station will help ensure that the station has a solid foundation to continue operating for generations to come. Educational Information Corporation is the legal name of The Classical Station. The station is a nonprofit, listener-supported radio station—it relies on your tax-deductible support for its funding.
More Information about Leaving a Planned Gift
Please use The Classical Station’s legal name in any bequest or designation.
Educational Information Corporation
P.O. Box 828
Wake Forest, NC 27588
Federal tax identification number: 56-1061859
For any questions regarding planned giving, please contact Heather Greene at (919) 556-5178.
WCPE, The Classical Station, would like to thank Andrea L. Hinshaw, PLLC, for her help in the creation of this material.
You may make a planned gift to The Classical Station by naming Educational Information Corporation as a designated beneficiary of your life insurance or retirement account, such as an IRA or 401K. Additionally, some financial institutions may allow you to create a pay-on-death (“POD”) or transfer-on-death (“TOD”) designation for your checking, savings, money market, or certificate of deposit accounts.
Please use our legal name, “Educational Information Corporation,” and our address and federal tax identification number as shown below on any beneficiary designation form.
Charitable gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts are more complex giving techniques that allow you receive income during your lifetime while providing a gift to The Classical Station upon your death. Each year you would receive either a fixed or variable payment. Please consult your attorney and tax advisor for more information on setting up a charitable gift annuity or a charitable remainder trust to support The Classical Station.
You can include charitable bequest in your will or trust. Here are several ways that you can plan your legacy at The Classical Station.
Specific gift of cash or property: I give the sum of ___________ dollars ($______) to the Educational Information Corporation, a North Carolina nonprofit corporation, for its unrestricted use [or a specific use].
I give my shares of stock in _______________ to the Educational Information Corporation, a North Carolina nonprofit corporation, for its unrestricted use [or a specific use].
Percentage of your residuary estate in your will: I give ______ percent (___%) of my residuary estate to the Educational Information Corporation, a North Carolina nonprofit corporation, for its unrestricted use [or a specific use].
Distribution of trust property: The Trustee shall distribute [dollar amount/specific property/percentage of trust property] to the Educational Information Corporation, a North Carolina nonprofit corporation, for its unrestricted use [or a specific use].
Will or Trust: If you want to give a gift of real estate in your will or trust, please direct the Executor of your Will or the Trustee of your Trust to sell the real estate and give the proceeds from such sale to the Educational Information Corporation. This allows us maximum flexibility to put your gift to use.
Lifetime gift: You may donate your real estate outright to The Classical Station during your lifetime. Another option is a “retained life estate,” where you transfer your real estate to The Classical Station but keep the right to occupy the property for your entire lifetime. Educational Information Corporation would be named as the grantee in any deed transferring real estate to The Classical Station.