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Safe Harbor Legacy Society
“The Independent Institute is excellent in critically analyzing the failures of government and in so doing, redefining the debate over major social and economic issues. The Institute’s superb publications, conferences, and media programs are providing the cutting edge for the future of liberty.”
—Walter E. Williams

The Independent Institute’s lighthouse logo embodies the importance of enterprise, opportunity, courage, and independence. Our planned giving program, the Safe Harbor Legacy Society, builds on this motif. By joining the Society, you will be part of a committed communty of individuals whose generosity, foresight, and appreciation of the unique vision of the Independent Institute contribute to providing a “safe harbor” benefitting your family and future generations: a free society with secured rights that advances peace, prosperity, and opportunity for all.

Independent offers a Charitable Gift Annuity plan that provides the donor guaranteed income for life and an immediate tax deduction. We also welcome gifts in the form of Bequests by Will, Life Insurance, and Retirement Plan Assets. Society members are celebrated through a framed certificate, lapel pin, and opportunities to participate in members-only events. Society members are also listed on our donor wall at the Independent Institute’s headquarters, on our website, and in Annual Reports.

Your joining the Safe Harbor Legacy Society will help us inspire the generations of today and those to come.  

To learn more about supporting Independent through your estate plans or will, please contact Stephanie Watson, Development Director, at swatson@independent.org or (510) 632-1366.


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