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Ohio State Bar Foundation
PO Box 16562
1700 Lake Shore Drive
Columbus, OH 43216-6562.
Please include the individual’s name and address for honorary gifts, or the family's name and address for memorial donations.
We know donating is a personal decision, which is why gift-giving must make sense for you. We realize that gifts come in all shapes and sizes. For your convenience, we accept the following types of gifts:
If you are donating a security, please contact Tammy Savage to request the stock transfer donation form used for electronic delivery through the Depository Trust Company (DTC) system.
On December 18, 2015, Congress passed the PATH Act 318 - 109 making the IRA Charitable Rollover a permanent incentive for charitable giving in the federal tax code. Previously, the provision was up for re-authorization every two years as part of the Pension Protection Act of 2006.
The IRA charitable rollover legislation allows you to transfer lifetime gifts up to $100,000 from your individual retirement account (IRA) without undesirable tax effects.
You may contribute funds from your IRA if:
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We believe in donor-centric fundraising – you have the choice of where you wish to designate your donation. We know the more you understand about our grantmaking, the easier it will be for you to connect with our work.
Our most popular fund, here’s where you can do the most good – our general grantmaking fund – by collecting resources into one general fund, together, we can make transformational grant awards to allow organizations to do the kind of law-related philanthropy we can all be proud of. What’s amazing about this fund…100% of donations made to this fund will be awarded to grant-seeking organizations.
Read more about our named funds – designed to address specific initiatives or programs with a narrower focus than the Unrestricted Fund.
Established by the OSBF Board of Trustees in September 2015 to address issues highlighted by to the Ohio Supreme Court Task Force on Access to Justice and the final report from the OSBA’s Access to Justice Summit.
Established in 2010 by the Foundation Board of Trustees to honor the late Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer through two statewide initiatives:
The Denny L. Ramey Education Fund was established in 2012 by the Foundation Board of Trustees to recognize 26 years of service to OSBF by Mr. Ramey as its Treasurer and his unwavering support of the Foundation.
The FANE Fund was established in 2005 by the family of Linda Thompson Kohli in recognition of her 10 years as Executive Director of the Ohio State Bar Foundation.
Established in 2009 by the Foundation Board of Trustees to support the Law & Leadership Institute (LLI).
The Ohio Lawyer’s Assistance Program Fund was approved in 2013 by the Ohio State Bar Foundation Trustees.
The William K. Weisenberg Fund for Civics Education was established in 2013 by the Foundation Board of Trustees to recognize 35 years of service at OSBA by Mr. Weisenberg.