A bequest is one of the simplest ways to support the Bishop Hill Heritage Association.  These thoughtful gifts ensure that the Heritage can continue its critical work of maintaining and preserving Bishop Hill’s unique buildings. 

How it works:

1.       You provide a future gift to the Bishop Hill Heritage Association by including a bequest provision in your will or trust.  We should be named as:

The Bishop Hill Heritage Association, a nonprofit organization, organized and existing under the laws of the State of Illinois, with its principal business address of P.O. Box 92, Bishop Hill, Illinois 61419. 

Tax identification number:36-2688618.

2.       Bishop Hill Heritage Association receives the gift and applies it to the purposes you specified.   All unrestricted charitable gifts are used to restore and maintain Bishop Hill’s historic buildings.

The Bishop Hill Heritage Association is tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  All contributions are tax deductible for federal income tax purposes.  If you have already included The Bishop Hill Heritage Association in your estate plans, please let us know at bhha@mymctc.net or contact us at (309) 927-3899.  We would like to thank you for your generous commitment to the future of Bishop Hill.