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Make a meaningful gift today by naming Colburn as a beneficiary in your estate plans. A planned gift means you don’t need to worry about making a donation today. Planning your legacy gift ensures that your loved ones are protected and the organizations you believe in are supported for years to come.

Your planned gift can be a specific dollar amount, securities, real estate, or other property. You can also designate Colburn as a beneficiary of all or a percentage of the remainder of your estate (a residuary bequest).

Already included Colburn in your estate plan? Let us know! Please fill outor contact the Philanthropy Department.

Sample bequest language

“I give [___________dollars] or [a specific asset, such as securities, real estate, or other property] or [all] or [___________ percent of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate] to the С槼ֱ (tax ID 95-2501387), located in Los Angeles, California [for the benefit of its general purposes] or [for the following purpose: ________].”

Define your legacy today

Don’t have a will yet? It takes less than 20 minutes to ensure your loved ones are taken care of. Through our partnership with FreeWill, our community has access to an online resource to create a legally valid will—for free. By including Colburn in your estate plans, you are supporting access to excellence in music education for generations to come.

Designate your beneficiaries

FreeWill also helps you plan beneficiaries for your non-probate assets. The distribution of your non-probate assets is not controlled by your will. To ensure that those assets go to the people and organizations you love, you must be sure to properly name your beneficiaries, and update them over time.



Contact the Philanthropy Department atphilanthropy@colburnschool.eduor 213-621-4535.