Make a donation in your Will

Leave a Legacy

No matter how large or small, when you make a donation in your Will, you are providing our wildlife a voice for the future. You are giving WWF the power to always be there, speaking up for nature and ensuring its security, now and for generations to come.

The power of your Bequest

1. Your legacy can protect the forests of Borneo, the only place on Earth where orang-utans, pygmy elephants, rhinos and clouded leopards share the forest.

2. Your legacy can support the ambitious global plan to double wild tiger numbers reversing the tiger’s decline to extinction.

3. Your legacy can create a national system of marine parks to give Australia’s ocean wildlife unparalleled protection from harm.

4. Your legacy can recover endangered wildlife in Australia, some of which are found nowhere else in the world.

How to make a donation in your Will

It's easy to leave a donation in your Will to your favourite charities after your loved ones have been provided for. Our information booklet can help you, you can download it here.

If you would like a copy of our booklet mailed to you please contact Christine, Connie or Leigh in our Philanthropy Team. You can reach Christine on 02 8228 6822, Connie on 02 8228 6878 or Leigh on 02 8228 6846 or email us at bequest@wwf.org.au

Free Will making service

WWF is a member of Charity Wills, an online legal Will making service which offers simple Wills free of charge to those wishing to include a donation to WWF. Visit Charity Wills to see if their Wills are right for you.

Already left a donation in your Will?

Please contact us to share your intentions so that we can update our records, and most importantly, so that we can thank you for remembering wildlife and the preservation of our natural world in your Will.

Information for your solicitor

When making a charitable Bequest, we suggest the following wording:

"I give to World Wide Fund for Nature Australia ABN 57 001 594 074 free of all taxes and other deductions (the residue of my estate / a ___% share of my estate / the sum of $____ / other type of bequest) for its general purposes, and the receipt given on behalf of the World Wide Fund for Nature Australia shall be sufficient discharge to my Trustee."

Your solicitor may also request the details below:

Registered Name: World Wide Fund for Nature Australia
ABN: 57 001 594 074
Address: Level 1, 1 Smail Street, Ultimo NSW 2007

Photo credits: naturepl.com / Andy Rouse / WWF, WWF-Aus / Fiora Sacco

Talk to us


If you would like to know more about leaving a donation in your Will, please contact Christine, Connie or Leigh in our Philanthropy Team.

You can reach them directly on 02 8228 6822 or free call 1800 032 551 or email bequest@wwf.org.au

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Hear from WWF Legacy Donors

I thought, What if something happens to me? What would I like to leave behind? What would I like my life to achieve?”
Chris Farrell

As the father of two young children, the protection of our natural world is more important to me than ever before. Through my Bequest to WWF I can give my children the greatest gift of all – the hope of clean air, fresh water and a healthy planet.”
Nick Heath

It is not enough just to look after injured animals and those in need we have to protect their environments as well by acting respectfully towards nature.”
Sandy Norman

The older you get, the more you seem to care for what you have neglected for so many years, and see conservation in a different light. … without nature we have no future”
Frank Peel