Create a legacy

You can make a significant difference in the future of healthcare.
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Explore ways to support the future of life-changing science by making Sanford Burnham Prebys part of your estate plans.


Include a charitable bequest in your will or revocable living trust.

It's a gift that costs nothing to make now, and will sustain our research mission in the future.

Whether you designate a specific amount or a percentage of your estate, making a gift to Sanford Burnham Prebys in your will or revocable living trust costs nothing to make now and is simple to arrange.

Consider adding language like this to your will or revocable living trust:

I give { ____ percent of my estate, or description of asset, or _________ dollars } to Sanford Burnham Prebys

10901 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037 (Tax ID: 51-0197108), to use where the need is greatest.


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Sanford Burnham Prebys has partnered with FreeWill to help you create a will if you don't already have one.

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Beneficiary designations

Want to set Sanford Burnham Prebys as a beneficiary?

Our partner FreeWill's easy-to-use software will help guide you through the process!

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Report a gift in your will or trust

If you’ve left a gift to Sanford Burnham Prebys in your estate plan, you can use the tool below to let us know!

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Talk with us directly

To learn more about planned giving at Sanford Burnham Prebys, please contact Melissa Wells by phone at: (858) 795-5108 or by email at: We look forward to speaking with you about creating your legacy at Sanford Burnham Prebys!