Ways To Give
Williams Institute Annual Fund
The Williams Institute Annual Fund gives us the flexibility to meet short-term critical needs that arise unexpectedly during the academic year. With these unrestricted funds, we can uphold exceptionally high standards in all areas of our program.
Giving to the Williams Institute provides critically important support of our institution, and we want to make sure our donors understand how much we appreciate that support. In an effort to recognize and thank the many generous donors whose leadership gifts help keep the Williams Institute excellent and able to meet all of our needs, we offer membership with various benefit in the Williams Institute giving society.
Your gift to our growing endowment serves as a guarantee of ongoing excellence at the Williams Institute. We use the endowment to fund all facets of our institute, from attracting the most outstanding researchers and students to producing cutting-edge research in all areas impacting LGBT law and policy.
As a permanent fund, your contribution provides us with a steady, predictable income that we can count on every year, regardless of economic circumstances. Your gift is a mark of your loyalty and commitment to the Williams Institute through it, you become part of the collective tradition of unparalleled distinction that defines us as an institution. Whatever you endow – from a program to a chair to a fellowship – you enable the Williams Institute to continue to thrive and forever link your name to greatness.
There are seven funding levels tiers within the Endowment Fund and your gift can be used to support the area you care about the most.
$250,000 – Program Support
$500,000 – Research Support
$1,000,000 – Policy Analyst Naming Opportunity
$2,000,000 – Research Fellowship Naming Opportunity
$3,000,000 – Senior Scholar Naming Opportunity
For additional information please contact Yossi Held, Director of Development, at (310) 825-4371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.