SUPPORT THE PROJECT

Double your impact! Now through December 31, 2016 all donations up to $50,000 will be matched, including Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2016!

innocence project giving tuesday

Obtain Docs for Investigation

$25

File Innocence Petition

$50

Locate and Interview a Witness

$100

Visit Innocent Client in Prison

$250

Consult a Forensic Expert

$500

Conduct a DNA Test on Evidence

$1,000

Support One Day of Litigation

$5,000

Donate Other Amount

Other
innocence project match campaign

Match Campaign

One of our generous supporters has agreed to MATCH all donations, dollar for dollar, up to $50,000 between now and December 31, 2016! Here’s the details:

  • All donations to the California Innocence Project, dollar for dollar, will be matched up to a total of $50,000.
  • The Campaign will end on December 31, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (PST) or when we reach the $50,000 goal.
  • Four of the California 12 are now free from prison (see to the left).  Double your impact and help free the remaining eight!
  • Campaign Progress – $10,965 (as of November 18, 2016).
  • Includes #GivingTuesday – November 29, 2016.
Information for Donors

Make a gift today and you can help the California Innocence Project free wrongfully convicted men and women who are imprisoned for a crime they did not commit. By supporting the California Innocence Project, you’ll help uphold the integrity of our criminal justice system now and for years to come.  From investigation to exoneration, your donation provides the California Innocence Project with the resources required to pursue an innocence claim within our legal system.

For more information about more ways to give, such as estate planning, tribute or honor giving, or employer giving, please contact Brian Daly at BDaly@cwsl.edu.

California Western School of Law is a Non-Profit Organization under the IRS Code 501(c)(3). Gifts to the California Innocence Project may be tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Consult your tax advisor for questions regarding your specific tax situation.

Leave a Legacy

All it takes is a quick phone call to your lawyer to add a charitable gift to your will or trust, using the language to the right. Please let us know when you add the California Innocence Project to your will or trust so that we may express our appreciation and recognize you as an honored member of California Western’s Juris Legatum Society, granting you all membership benefits. For details on California Western’s giving societies, please visit:https://www.cwsl.edu/giving/giving-societies.

Will Language:

“I give to the California Innocence Project, located in San Diego, California, [the sum of $______] OR [ % of the residue of my estate], to be used by the California Innocence Project [for its general purposes] OR [according to a statement of intent previously agreed to by the California Innocence Project and me].”

Trust Language:

“My Trustee shall distribute to the California Innocence Project, located in San Diego, California, [the sum of $______ ] OR [ % of the residue of my estate], to be used by the California Innocence Project [for its general purposes] OR [according to a statement of intent previously agreed to by the California Innocence Project and me].”