Sample Gift Language

To include a bequest to the Los Angeles LGBT Center in your will or living trust, or to designate us as a beneficiary of a qualified retirement plan or in some other way, simply provide your advisor or financial account administrator with the following information:

“I give and devise to the Los Angeles LGBT Center, Inc. (Tax ID #95-3567895), located in Los Angeles, CA, the sum of $___________ (or % of estate) (or asset) to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific fund or program).”

If your gift is in support of a specific fund or program you should add this language: It is understood and agreed that should the purpose for which this bequest is instituted cease to exist, then the Los Angeles LGBT Center may devote said bequest for such other uses and purposes as it determines to be in accordance with my original intent in making this gift.

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Customized Language

If you or your attorney would like the Center to provide you with customized language that is specific to your goal and interest, please contact Nellie A. Sims, J.D., Director of Planned Giving, at 323-993-7606 or

Thank you for your generous support to champion LGBT people everywhere.