Plan Your Gifts for the Greatest Impact

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Plan your legacy gifts to make the greatest impact for animals!

Leaving a legacy gift to the Animal Legal Defense Fund is a simple, yet significant contribution to a future where animals are better protected and are no longer the voiceless victims of abuse and neglect.

ALDF envisions a world where animals are recognized, respected, and protected within the legal system. Animals deserve the very best legal protection available. And you can help ensure they get it. You can keep improving animals’ lives in perpetuity through your estate plans.

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This site will guide you in making meaningful contributions while at the same time meeting personal planning goals.

  • Learn how to give in ways that can “give back,” providing extra income in retirement years.
  • Add meaning to your gift by honoring a special friend or loved one.
  • Understand how to save money on income, gift, and estate taxes and redirect those amounts for your own use.
  • Enjoy giving more, by knowing you are investing in charitable interests that allow you to give the most you can at the lowest possible cost.

That’s what effective gift planning is all about. We trust the information presented here will help you to maximize the potential of your resources and preserve financial security for yourself and your loved ones while supporting ALDF.

ALDF dogThe Animal Legal Defense Fund is hard at work pushing the boundaries of the law to help ensure that the lives and interests of animals everywhere are defended—from assisting with small-town cruelty cases to filing lawsuits against the federal government. We may be the only lawyers on Earth whose clients are all innocent.

Have questions? Please contact Jenna Benton, Development Associate, at or 707-795-2533 (ext. 1034).

To name the Animal Legal Defense Fund as a beneficiary, please use the following information:

Animal Legal Defense Fund
525 East Cotati Avenue
Cotati, CA 94931

Tax ID #94-2681680