Mary Ann Braubach, Paula Litt and Sarah Pillsbury at the 2018 Upton Sinclair Dinner.

Making a bequest donation to Liberty Hill Foundation ensures a better, more just Los Angeles for generations to come. Liberty Hill's philanthropic advisers can work with you, your family and your financial advisors to build a legacy plan tailored to your values and priorities, which will sustain social justice impact for the future. Planned gifts with Liberty Hill ensure that your philanthropic vision will be honored and supported.

If you have a donor advised fund with Liberty Hill, a memorandum of charitable intent will ensure that your philanthropic resources will continue to benefit social justice— guided either by Liberty Hill or by your designated successors.

You can also designate Liberty Hill Foundation as a beneficiary of your retirement account, charitable remainder trust or a testamentary gift through your will. By choosing Liberty Hill for your planned giving, you will also join the City of Angels Society.

A Legacy for Justice

By recognizing Liberty Hill Foundation in your estate plans or other planned giving arrangements, you join a network of donor-activists who have left a legacy of social justice in Los Angeles. Through their foresight and generosity, our legacy donors guarantee a steady stream of resources for future generations of community leaders, grassroots activists and organizing to build a more fair and just society.

These thoughtful gifts are investments in new leaders, new ideas and new campaigns. We may not know what challenges lie ahead, but we do know that the values of inclusion, fairness and justice will be at the heart of the best solutions. Your legacy donation ensures that Liberty Hill is a permanent home for those values and the people who cherish them.

What Planned Gifts Support

Planned gifts may be directed to specific grantmaking or community programs at Liberty Hill. However, many legacy donors have elected to make unrestricted contributions to accomplish Liberty Hill's highest priorities t priorities, giving the foundation the flexibility to address changing needs and conditions over time.

Benefits of Membership and Making a Planned Gift

The greatest benefit of becoming a legacy donor is the knowledge that you will keep the values of democracy and justice alive through your gift. In addition, many planned giving instruments provide financial and tax advantages to you and your heirs. The advantages of each should be discussed with your attorney and/or financial planner.

Legacy donors also receive recognition for their gifts through invitations to all Liberty Hill major donor events, including the annual gathering of the Advisory Council. In addition, donors will be recognized in select Liberty Hill publications.

We welcome your legacy donation. To learn more about planned giving or to advise us of your intention to name Liberty Hill in your estate plans, please contact our Advancement Department at 323-556-7233 or advancement@libertyhill.org .