Ways to Donate

Your support extends the proud MALDEF legacy of protecting and promoting the civil rights of the Latino community in the United States and the constitutional rights of all Americans – please give now!

Workplace Giving

Ask your employer and work colleagues to get involved in the effort to achieve full participation in American society for all Latinos. Giving opportunities include:

  • Matching Gifts. Most corporations will match or multiply an employee’s gift to MALDEF. Ask your employer how.
  • Payroll Deductions. Designate MALDEF as a recipient charity through payroll deductions, the United Way Campaign, America’s Charities, the Combined Federal Campaign, or the California State Employees Charitable Campaign.



You can support MALDEF and receive a charitable deduction on the value of:

  • Stocks and Bonds
  • Gifts of Real Estate
  • Tangible Personal Property
  • Closely Held Business Interests
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Pension or Retirement Account


Planned Giving

Serving the expanding Latino population in today’s challenging political and legal climate requires not just skill and strategy, but dependable resources. Become part of the solution by considering MALDEF in your estate planning. As a planned giving donor, you are able to make larger and more significant gifts than you ever thought possible, while at the same time benefiting from income and tax benefits. Planned gifts are made throughout the lifetime of an individual and are structured to meet the financial goals and objectives of the donor. Please contact us so that we can help you make a planned gift including:

  • Bequests
  • Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Family Trusts