Legacy gifts

Recipients of bequest by Cora Grace Cutmore to Bond University

Pictured: Vice Chancellor & President Professor Tim Brailsford, Ms Janet Price, Mr Don Cutmore and Professor Helen O'Neill

The Cutmore Bequest

The late Cora Grace Cutmore left a multi-million dollar bequest to Bond University's Clem Jones Research Centre for Regenerative Medicine.

"Cora's extraordinary bequest, along with her endowment of the Cutmore Distinguished Professorship, will ensure that her memory lives on in perpetuity as we progress our research in a bid to cure age-related vision loss. She will always be esteemed as a member of the Bond University family."

Professor Helen O'Neill Director, Clem Jones Centre for Regenerative Medicine

Act today. Change tomorrow.

Bond University was established in 1989 through corporate support and generous gifts from individuals. 30 years on, the philanthropic spirit shared by our alumni and partners is still alive and stronger than ever.

Bequests, both large and small, play a pivotal role in building our global community of impact, shaping the future of Bond, and creating a brighter future for the next generation of Bondies.

Leaving a gift in your Will is your opportunity to create a legacy for yourself and your family, and to help fulfil Bond's vision of delivering a truly exceptional, unparalleled educational experience.

A gift from your Will to Bond University may also reduce the amount of tax payable from your estate. This varies from country to country so please seek advice from your solicitor and/or financial advisor.

Let us know of your intentions

The details of your Will are very personal and private in nature. Understandably, you may wish to keep your intentions confidential. However, if you would like to let us know of your intentions, please contact the Alumni and Development Office at [email protected] or call +61 7 5595 4403.

To ensure your gift is correctly received, suggested wording is provided below.

Suggested wording to include in your Will:

"I give the residue (or  __%) of my estate to Bond University, for its own use absolutely".

or alternatively:

"I give the residue (or __%) of my estate to Bond University, to be used for ___ (specific purpose). However, if circumstances make the specified use of this bequest impractical or undesirable, the University is authorised to apply this bequest to other purposes; such purposes, however, to confirm as much as possible to the spirit and intent of this bequest."

Suggested wording to include in your Will:

"I give the sum of ___ Australian dollars (or  __%) from my estate to Bond University, for its own use absolutely."

or alternatively:

"I give the sum of ___ Australian dollars (or  __%) from my estate to Bond University, to be used for ___ (specific purpose). However, if circumstances make the specified use of this bequest impractical or undesirable, the University is authorised to apply this bequest to other purposes; such purposes, however, to confirm as much as possible to the spirit and intent of this bequest."

Make a legacy gift

Please contact us for more details or to discuss your bequest intention.

Mr Brett Walker
Director, Alumni & Development
Bond University
+61 7 5595 4403

Please note: The information above is general in nature, and we recommend that you discuss your Will and estate plans with your solicitor and/or financial advisor