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A gift in your will
Legacies are vital source of income for us, a fact that most of our supporters donít realise. To raise some much-needed awareness, weíve joined forces with Remember A Charity, the largest consortium of its kind in the UK working to promote legacy giving.
With 35%* of people saying they would consider including a gift to charity after providing for their family and friends in their will, and only 7%* doing so, there is huge potential to increase income from legacies. We are proud to be working with Remember A Charity to make this a reality.
Any gift, large or small can make a significant difference to the future of Birmingham Royal Ballet...
*TNS Social 2008
Naturally, your first priority will be to
safeguard the interests of your loved
ones. But as the years go by, many of
us find that there is room to leave
a gift to charity. Whatís more you
donít have to be wealthy to leave a
worthwhile gift. Any gift, of whatever
size, is precious to Birmingham Royal
Ballet because it will enable us to
continue creating world-class ballet,
invest in our dancers and help inspire
the next generation of audiences to
experience the wonder of ballet.
The added advantage of a legacy to
charity is that not only is it tax-free but
it also lowers the amount remaining
on your estate that will be liable to
Garry Stewart's groundbreaking new ballet The Centre and its Opposite, which toured England as part of the Quantum Leaps bill in autumn 2010, was almost wholly funded with a legacy from Tony Davies,
a supporter through regular small gifts, but who was not
able to give a large sum during his
Tony loved new work
and was passionate about its creation
and about extending ballet
to new audiences. It is entirely fitting,
therefore, that even the solicitor
who executed his will was in the audience when The Centre
and its Opposite was first performed in
Make no mistake, a legacy is a gift
that will endure.
Please use the menu to the right to find out more about leaving a legacy.
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Request our will-making guide
We would be very happy to discuss the full range of work that requires support, and answer any questions you may have about our work or making a will. We can suggest suitable wording to ensure we can carry out your wishes accordingly.
Please e-mail Geoff Sweeney or telephone him on 0121 245 3500 to talk or to arrange to meet; you are welcome to visit our offices and studios and see our work behind the scenes, or we can arrange to visit you in your home.