Planned Giving

Estate Planning: Frequently Asked Questions


Create or update your estate plans – useful information and options to consider.

Legal Name: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Address: 220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60604
Tax ID Number: 36-2167823

Sample Language for a Will or Trust:

For a specific bequest: “I hereby give and bequeath $___ from my estate to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, Chicago, Illinois, for its general purposes.

For a remainder gift: “I hereby give and bequeath all (or ___%) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, Chicago, Illinois, for its general purposes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association encourages you to contact your financial or estate planning professional for legal advice.

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To learn more about making a planned gift to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra or becoming a member of the Theodore Thomas Society:

For More Information

We would be happy to help you understand the options available and the ways to go about setting up a plan that is just right for you. Contact a member of our team to help answer any questions you might have.

Al Andreychuk
Director, Endowment Gifts and Planned Giving
312-294-3150

Karen Bullen
Manager, Endowment Gifts and Planned Giving
312-294-3192

220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60604

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