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Information for Attorneys, Advisors and Other Professionals

The Center for Global Development provides support for a full range of charitable gift planning options and services. CGD, its employees, and representatives do not offer legal or financial advice. Prospective donors are urged to consult with an attorney, financial advisor, estate planner, or accountant before making arrangements.

The Center for Global Development welcomes the opportunity to work with you and your clients to identify tax-wise ways to support CGD’s charitable nonprofit mission. Please contact us directly for information or confidential help.

Legal Name

All charitable gifts should be directed to the "Center for Global Development”

TAX ID Number

CGD's TAX ID number is 52-2351337.

Contact Katie Douglas Martel at (202) 416-4082 for a copy of our tax letter or for further tax related information needs.

Sample Bequest Language

General Purpose

I give, devise and bequeath to the Center for Global Development (tax ID # 52-2351337), a 501(c) 3  charitable organization currently having offices at 2055 L Street, 5th Floor. NW, Washington DC 20036, __________% of the residuary of my estate, after all other specific provisions have been fulfilled [OR a specific gift of $____________].

Contingency Gift

I give, devise and bequeath the residue of the property owned by me at my death, real and personal, and wherever situate, to my (wife, husband, partner etc.) NAME, if (he/she) survives me. If my (wife, husband, partner etc.) does not survive me, I give, devise and bequeath my residuary estate to the Center for Global Development (tax ID # 52-2351337), a 501(c) 3  charitable organization currently having offices at 2055 L Street, 5th Floor. NW, Washington DC 20036.