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Planned Giving

Leave a Legacy for Your Community

Open the doors to future generations of attorneys, clients and our community through The Pro Bono Project’s planned giving program: Pro Bono For Life.

Ensure the future of The Pro Bono Project and leave a living legacy to continue our work in opening the doors to clients in need and the volunteer attorneys and professionals who serve them. 

To learn more about planned giving and how you can leave a legacy through Pro Bono For Life, email  Executive Director Rachel Piercey or contact her at 504.581.4043 Ext. 202.

How You Can Help Now

Remember The Project in your estate plan and become a member of our Pro Bono For Life Legacy Society. Here are the ways in which you can contribute to the Pro Bono For Life endowment for the future:

  • Make a legacy to The Project in your will. (examples below)
“I leave to the Endowment Fund of The Pro Bono Project, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, the sum of $____, cash.”
“I leave to the Endowment Fund of The Pro Bono Project, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, ____% of my estate.”
“I leave to the Endowment Fund of The Pro Bono Project, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, the following asset(s):______________.”
  • Designate The Pro Bono Project as a beneficiary of some or all of your 401(k), IRA and/or qualified retirement plan.
  • Designate The Pro Bono Project as a beneficiary of your life insurance.

How You Can Help in the Future

Here are the actions you can take while you are living to contribute to The Pro Bono Project through Pro Bono for Life and become a member of the Pro Bono For Life Legacy Society:

  • Donate cash.
  • Donate some of your stocks and/or bonds to The Pro Bono Project.
  • Donate your life insurance policy to The Pro Bono Project.
  • Donate a naked ownership interest in your home to The Pro Bono Project and retain the lifetime usufruct.
  • Create a charitable trust with yourself and The Pro Bono Project as beneficiaries.