Other Individual Giving Options

Planned and Designated Gifts

A number of prominent lawyers and their families have partnered with The Chicago Bar Foundation to realize their philanthropic goals.  The Anderson Fellowship, the Marovitz and Moses Scholarships and the Brode Fund are outstanding examples of planned and other designated gifts that advance the personal philanthropic goals of their namesake donors in concert with the mission and goals of the CBF.

The Legacy of Justice Society

Through the CBF Legacy of Justice Society, donors can make a unique and lasting impact by including The Chicago Bar Foundation in their estate plans.  Learn more or contact Debra Magad at dmagad@chicagobar.org or (312) 554-1209

Designated Gifts

Legacy gifts of $100,000 or more can be considered for a designated purpose such as endowment of an award, fellowship, scholarship or special purpose fund to address critical or emerging needs or innovative initiatives of the CBF.

Gifts of Stock or Securities

Gifts of appreciated stock or securities can provide potentially significant tax benefits.  To make a gift of stock or securities, contact Maggie McEldowney at mmceldowney@chicagobar.org or (312) 554-1247.

IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are over age 70 and a half, a direct rollover gift to the CBF from your IRA may be possible.  This type of gift can have significant tax advantages, making it a win-win for you and the CBF.  Learn more

For more information, contact Maggie McEldowney at mmceldowney@chicagobar.org or (312) 554-1247.

All contributions to the CBF are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law and count towards the Illinois Supreme Court's Pro Bono Reporting Rule.
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