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To help you determine the ideal gift to California Western, we've developed an easy-to-use web tool. It's just a few questions. Give it a try!


A charitable gift from your estate is a favored method of giving that enables you to achieve your financial goals and benefit California Western.

Bequest Language for Donors

Sample bequest language is offered below for your legal counsel’s consideration in preparing your will or trust. This enables you to make generous gifts that may not be possible during your lifetime.

Beneficiary Designation

While most assets transferred through a will, retirement plans and life insurance policies are governed by a separate document, called a beneficiary designation.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

A charitable remainder annuity trust can provide a dependable income for life while making a significant gift to California Western School of Law.

Bargain Sale

Receive immediate cash and make a gift to California Western School of Law by selling to us a valuable asset, such as real estate, for less than it is worth.

Compare Gifts

Giving to California Western School of Law can be either immediate or deferred through a planned gift based on you and your family's needs. We’ve created a chart so you can compare the different types of assets and determine the advantages of giving certain gifts.