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Leave a gift in your will

Change the world for people living with brain cancer, both now, and in the future.

Brain cancer doesn’t discriminate. It kills more Australian children than any other disease, and more people under 40 than any other cancer. The cause is unknown, and current treatments are ineffective for most. Cure Brain Cancer Foundation is working tirelessly to change this, while also advocating on behalf of the Australian brain cancer community.

Leaving a gift in your will to Cure Brain Cancer Foundation is a unique way to support a cause that greatly impacts many lives. This act of generosity and selflessness will be greatly appreciated by the Foundation and all the people that we are trying to help on the road to finding a cure for brain cancer. 

Talk with us about leaving a gift in your will, call 0434 390 040 or email jennifer.ball@curebraincancer.org.au.

Why leave a gift in your will to Cure Brain Cancer Foundation?

Funds from a bequest to be received into the future, will be prioritised to a cure for brain cancer. Our purpose is to accelerate research to identify and develop new treatment options for people diagnosed with brain cancer.

Your generosity will enable us to strategically invest in the world’s best brain cancer research, impactful advocacy and increasing awareness to help rapidly increase brain cancer survival.

Only 20% survival

 
There are more than 120 types of brain tumour and the few treatment options currently available do not work for most patients.                                                        

A fraction of the funds


Compared to other cancers, brain cancer research receives a fraction of the funding. Which is why children and adults with this disease are in the greatest need of support.

High cost


The financial cost of brain cancer - to both patients and society - is the highest of all cancers.

How to leave a gift in your will

We know that family comes first and encourage you to discuss this decision with your loved ones. Making a will does not need to be complicated, however we recommend seeking legal advice to talk through how you would like your estate to be distributed to make sure that the people and causes you are about are taken care of in the way that you wish. And remember, we’re here to help if you have any questions. 

Cure Brain Cancer Foundation has also partnered with Safewill, Australia’s leading Will-writing platform, to provide our donors with a 50% discount for writing their own bespoke Wills. Safewill has helped thousands of Australians with their Wills, and makes it easy and affordable to write your own legally binding Will online for just $95 using your Cure Brain Cancer Foundation discount. Every Will is reviewed by an Australian lawyer for added peace of mind, and includes a full year of free, unlimited updates.

After you have taken care of your loved ones, we hope you will consider leaving a gift in your Will to Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. A gift as little as 1% can have a significant and lasting impact in our efforts to find a cure for brain cancer. Safewill have made this easy to do, and you can start your Will by clicking here. 

Helpful information to include in your will

We have provided the sample “bequest clause” which you can give to your solicitor to include in your will. It is just a few lines and includes the correct information that makes sure your wishes are respected.

"I bequeath to Cure Brain Cancer Foundation ABN 22 121 906 036, for its general purposes,

1.       the residue of my estate OR

2.       percentage of my residuary estate (specified percentage) OR

3.       the sum of (specified sum),

free of all duties and taxes including, if any CGT, and the receipt of the Secretary or other authorised officer for the time being shall be a complete and sufficient discharge for the executor(s)."

You may also require our registered address:  Level 7, 23 O'Connell Street, Sydney NSW 2000. 

Types of gifts in wills

    Residuary – The remainder of your estate after gifts to your loved ones and expenses have been disbursed.

    Percentage – A percentage of either the residue or the entire estate.

    Pecuniary – A gift of a specific set amount.

    A residuary gift is the most powerful way to make a difference to those affected by brain cancer, but every kind helps.

    Contact us

    Please don’t hesitate to get in touch for confidential information or advice. Simply contact Jennifer Ball, National Fundraising and Stewardship Manager on 02 8973 1411 or fill out the form below and we'll be in touch.

    If you have decided to leave a gift in your will to Cure Brain Cancer Foundation, please let us know as we would like to thank you and keep you updated on the latest research you are helping to fund.