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Defending the Right To A Healthy Planet

CIEL passionately works to end human rights abuses, empower people to protect their rights, develop U.S. policy on chemicals and a global mercury treaty, create an international solution to nanotechnology, promote improved performance standards in International Financial Institutions, protect forests and human rights, and expand expertise in environmental law. Your financial support helps make it possible for CIEL to defend the right to a healthy planet.


Gift & Estate Planning

How about leaving us in your will? A bequest to CIEL helps ensure that we can continue our important work.

How To Leave CIEL In Your Will

There are many types of planned gifts that you may want to consider in your financial and estate planning. Some gifts may give you tax benefits while providing CIEL with vitally needed support. We recommend you consult your attorney or financial advisor and call us to discuss these giving options.

Specific Bequests Sample Legal Language

The following sample language may be useful for a specific bequest:
"I give, devise, and bequeath to the Center for International Environmental Law, Inc. a not-for-profit charitable organization located at 1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036, the sum of $ (insert amount here) to be used for its general purposes."

Percentage of Estate Sample Legal Language

An alternative to a specific bequest is to leave a percent of your estate to CIEL. For example: "I give, devise, and bequeath to the Center for International Environmental Law, Inc., a not-for-profit charitable organization located at 1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036, _________% of my residuary estate to be used for its general purposes."

Tax ID Number and Information To Know When Making Gifts & Estate Planning

When making gifts or estate planning, Important information to include is:

Legal Name: Center for International Environmental Law
Address: 1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036
Federal Identification Number: 52-1633220
Telephone: 202-785-8700

Contact Us

If you have chosen to include CIEL in your estate plans, let us know!
We want to thank you.


CIEL is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. For more information about making a donation to CIEL, contact Melissa Hippler.


 

 

 


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