Leave a Gift in your Will

Leaving a gift in your will is a thoughtful and generous way to support our work

If you’re planning to leave a gift towards our work in your Will, thank you for thinking of us.

You’ll need to make a note of our name, address and registered charity number:

Coach Core Foundation,
The Kia Oval, Micky Stewart Suite, Kennington SE11 5SS
Charity no. 1186782 England & Wales

What’s the best way to leave money in your Will?

  1. Make a list of who you want to benefit from your Will
  2. List all your assets and their value
  3. Decide how you want split your money and property
  4. Check if you need to pay Inheritance Tax
  5. Use a professional, reputable solicitor

 

Gifts in Wills

There are different types of gifts in Wills. Some of the most common are:

  • Residuary gifts – A share, or sometimes all, of an estate after all the other payments have been made.
  • Pecuniary gifts – A specific sum of money
  • Specific gifts – A particular item, such as property, antiques, jewellery and shares.

 

How to leave a gift in your existing Will using a codicil

The easiest way to make changes to an existing Will is to add a codicil. A codicil is a document that allows you to leave a gift to us, by making amendments to your current Will. You can have more than one codicil, but it’s important to note that your intentions are made clear to those who read your Will and codicils. Things to remember with a codicil:

Witnesses

A codicil must be signed by two witnesses, and the full names and addresses of the witnesses must be stated in the codicil. However, these witnesses must not be a beneficiary or a spouse of your beneficiary in the codicil.

Keep it safe

Once completed, the codicil should be kept in a safe place with your Will, but not attached to it. It’s recommended that a copy of your latest Will and codicil is kept safe with your solicitor, or a trusted friend or family member.

For complicated changes

We’d recommend that you consult your solicitor or have your Will rewritten for more complicated changes. We always recommend that you seek professional advice when writing a Will or codicil.

 

Useful links

  • Citizens Advice: advice on creating a will and why it’s important.
  • HMRC: the basics of inheritance tax.
  • GOV.UK: an overview of creating a will.
  • The Law Society: help with finding a solicitor in your area.