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Make a Donation 

To donate by mail, please send your check to:

Brennan Center for Justice
Attn: Development
120 Broadway
Suite 1750
New York, NY 10271

To make a gift by credit card over the phone, please call Paulette Hodge at (646) 925-8750.

The Brennan Center for Justice is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Monthly Giving

Make a monthly contribution and become a Partner in Justice. Monthly giving is the most convenient and cost-effective way you can bolster the Brennan Center’s strength in the fight to defend the rights of all Americans. Your sustained monthly support enables the Center to plan for long-term legal battles, develop comprehensive legislative strategies, and conduct in-depth research.

Become a Partner in Justice today!

Monthly gifts are tax-deductible, securely charged, and may be changed or canceled at any time. 

Gifts of Stock

Every stock gift the Brennan Center receives strengthens our ability to defend our democracy. If you or your client are interested in making a gift of stock, please use the information below:

Broker: Pershing, LLC
Account Name: William J Brennan Jr Center for Justice
Account Number: NAW-004562
DTC Number: 0443
Tax ID: 13-3839293

Please contact the Brennan Center if you are planning to make a gift of stock so that we may anticipate and acknowledge your gift.

We recommend that you consult with your attorney or financial advisor on the tax implications of making a gift of stock.

Planned Giving

By including the Brennan Center for Justice in your charitable estate plans, you can ensure your memory lives on in the fight to protect the sacred American values we hold dear.

How to create your legacy:

  • Leave a charitable bequest for the Brennan Center in your will
  • Name the Brennan Center as a beneficiary of your living trust
  • Name the Brennan Center as a beneficiary of your retirement, brokerage, insurance, or donor-advised funds

By including the Brennan Center in your charitable estate plans, you will become a member of our Brennan Legacy Circle, which recognizes individuals with the unique vision and generosity to name the Brennan Center in their philanthropic planning. (Your gift may also be made anonymously.)

For more information, please contact us.

We recommend that you consult with your attorney or financial advisor about your estate plans.

Brennan Legacy Awards Dinner

Each year the Center holds its annual Brennan Legacy Awards Dinner in New York City to honor outstanding leaders in our communities. For more information about this year’s event, click here.

Other Ways to Give

The Brennan Center also accepts employer matching gifts, memorial gifts, and retirement account distributions among others. Please contact us if you have any questions about other ways to contribute to the Brennan Center.  

Resources for Donors

Please find answers to a few commonly asked questions below:

  • The Brennan Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  • Our most recent IRS Form 990 is available here
  • Our 2018 Annual Report is available here.
  • The Brennan Center’s Tax ID Number is 13-3839293
  • Our Charitable Solicitation Disclosures can be found here
  • The Brennan Center is a 4 Star Charity on Charity Navigator
  • Our current audited financials are here

If you have any questions beyond the information above, please contact us.




Pro Bono Work 

The Brennan Center partners with dozens of law firms that work with our staff on litigation, policy research, and public advocacy efforts.

Click here for more information on Pro Bono Opportunities.

Internship Opportunities 

We offer semester-term and summer-term internships and externships for undergraduate, graduate and law students, as well as particular opportunities, such as the Public Policy Advocacy Clinic, for NYU School of Law students. Law students are sometimes able to earn credit for their work, may be able to develop law review pieces and other papers on subjects growing out of the Center's activities, and are encouraged to apply for post-graduate fellowships at the Center.

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Fellowship Opportunities 

The Brennan Center is eager to partner with individuals who are interested in developing public interest fellowships, including Equal Justice WorksSkadden, and school-based fellowships, such as the Liman Fellowship. We also sponsor the George A. Katz Fellowship, which provides the opportunity for a recent graduate of New York University School of Law to spend two years as a staff attorney at the Brennan Center for Justice. The Fellowship is generously funded by the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in honor of George A. Katz, an alumnus of the law school and a founding partner of the firm.

Click here for more information on Fellowship Opportunities.  

Employment Opportunities

The Brennan Center for Justice is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, which welcomes qualified applicants of all races, ethnicities, physical abilities, genders, and sexual orientations, including people who have been previously incarcerated. The Center offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. We hope you will review the current job openings and encourage you to check this page regularly, as new positions are posted here first.

Click here for more information on Employment Opportunities.