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A gift in your Will can protect RAMM's collections for future generations

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Legacy Giving

You don’t need to be wealthy to leave a legacy. A gift in your Will, however large or small, will help to preserve RAMM and its collections and make a positive difference to future generations of visitors and many local people who take part in our learning activities and public events every year.

A legacy left to the RAMM Development Trust, the supportive charitable arm of the museum, could support RAMM in many ways, from maintaining the high standard of the collections to conservation and the long-term care of stored items, continually improving storage conditions to make the collections more easily accessible to visitors. Your help could also transform the lives of people dealing with challenging problems.

Through education and learning programmes, RAMM works with a range of partners to improve people’s wellbeing, with activities including curatorial conversations and cake for lonely older people, dementia-friendly art tours for people with dementia, craft time for young families, and animation workshops for older children.

Types of legacy

There are three main types of legacy:

Residuary Legacy

A gift of the remainder or a percentage of your estate after all debts, taxes, expenses and other bequests have been made.

Pecuniary Legacy

A fixed sum donation decided by you.

Specific Legacy

You may wish to leave RAMM a particular, named item as a gift in your Will, for example a work of art, property or stocks and shares. If you are considering leaving a specific item to RAMM, please discuss your plans with us before you commit them to your Will, as this will help us plan the growth of our collections.

If you would like to discuss leaving a gift in your Will to RAMM, in complete confidence, please contact Stephanie Dennison, Head of Development, on 01392 265991 or stephanie.dennison@exeter.gov.uk

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