Specific bequest gifts
If you wish to make a gift in your will to the Sydney Opera House to be directed to a specific purpose, or to make a gift of a specific item of property, please contact Janelle Prescott, Philanthropy Manager and Trusts, Estates & Gift Planning, to discuss, in complete confidence, so that the Opera House can ensure it is able to fulfil your specific intention.
Updating your will to include a gift to the Opera House
If you have already made a will, and now wish to include the Opera House, you can add a codicil which will allow you to alter the original terms of the will.
- The residue of your estate: a residuary gift in your will is the residue of or the entirety of your estate once all legacies and costs have been paid.
- A percentage: you can also elect to leave a percentage of either the residue of your estate, or a percentage of your entire estate.
- A pecuniary gift: leaving a pecuniary gift means to make a gift in your will of a specific gift of cash
- An asset: an asset could be real estate, shares, bonds or other articles of value such as culturally significant works of art.