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Bequests

Bequests are one of the simplest and most effective ways to provide for Pubic Justice’s future. You may wish to leave Public Justice:

  • Specific Bequests: A stated dollar amount or a specific asset, such as securities or other marketable property
  • Residual Bequests: A percentage of your residual estate (what remains after debts, expenses, taxes, and specific bequests have been paid)

Naming information:

Your attorney may request the following information:

Legal Name: Public Justice Foundation
Address: 1620 L Street NW, Suite 630
Washington, DC 20036
Tax ID #: 59-1730478
Nonprofit Status: 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation established in Washington, DC in 1982.

This simple language may be of assistance in making a bequest:
“I give and bequeath [asset description / cash amount] to the Public Justice Foundation, for its general charitable purposes.”

You may make a bequest to the Public Justice Foundation by preparing a new will or simply by adding a codicil to your current will.

Benefits of a Gift through your Will or Trust

  • Retain control of your assets during your lifetime
  • Support for Public Justice’s work far into the future
  • Possible estate tax deduction

Notification Form

To notify us of your intention of a future gift through your will or living trust, please complete and submit the Bequest Intention Form.

To learn more or to notify Public Justice of your bequest, please contact Maggie Barr, Membership Manager, at (202) 861-5234 or mbarr@publicjustice.net.