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"The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is simply the best civil rights law firm in American history." -- President Obama

Other Ways to Give

A Commitment to the Future of LDF

There are a variety of innovative ways to support LDF that offer benefits to your own financial well-being, or may even increase the impact of your gift. 

All of these options empower LDF in our mission to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans.

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For other general inquiries on giving to LDF, please contact us at or 212-965-2200.


Make a Gift of Stock or Securities

By donating appreciated property to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, you can receive a tax deduction for the current fair market value of the asset while avoiding capital gains tax.

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Account No. 89407Q27
DTC No. 8862
Tax ID No. 13-1655255

John Curti handles LDF's account at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. He can be reached at:

World Financial Center
South Tower, 40th floor
New York,  NY 10281
Phone: 212-236-0310
Fax: 646-461-2353

To learn more, contact us at or 212-965-2200.


Give Through Your Family Foundation

LDF has many generous donors who provide support through their family foundations. If you need assistance arranging to make this kind of gift, please contact us at or 212-965-2200.


Workplace Giving Options

If your workplace is affiliated with America’s Charities© or the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), you can support our work through automatic payroll deductions. The workplace giving number for the NAACP LDF is 11104.  Check with your Human Resources Office or contact us at or 212-965-2200.


Have Your Company Match Your Gift

Many companies and organizations will match or even multiply your charitable contribution, significantly increasing your support of our work.  Companies may match many kinds of gifts, including one-time gifts, monthly pledges, workplace giving, and donations of professional services. Check with your employer’s Human Resources Department to see if your gift qualifies for a match.  To learn more, please contact us at or 212-965-2200.


Give Through Your Fraternity, Sorority, Professional Network, or Member Organization

Over the years, we have received robust support from the national and local chapters of organizations such as the Links, Inc.; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and other membership and professional groups. If you belong to one of these organizations, urge them to consider a contribution to the LDF Scholarship programs or for general support to protect our voting rights, to ensure equal access to education, and to build economic equity for all Americans.  To learn more, please contact us at or 212-965-2200.