Janet Benshoof Memorial Fund

The Janet Benshoof Memorial Fund

In Memory Of A Remarkable Leader, Janet Benshoof
(1947-2017)

“And to all my friends, loved ones, supporters, clients, colleagues, students, grantors, donors and other persons who admire and respect my legal work on behalf of women and human rights, I leave you the Global Justice Center in the hope that it will live and flourish as a vibrant influential human rights organization and that my vision of justice will live in perpetuity.”
– Janet Benshoof

Janet Benshoof was a generational force and tireless advocate for the rule of law and women’s equality. If you were touched by Janet’s life, awed by her legal brilliance, encouraged by her activism, or inspired by her dogged devotion to truth and freedom – we encourage you to consider a gift to the Janet Benshoof Memorial Fund at the Global Justice Center to honor her life and help carry on her legacy.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

The purposes of the Janet Benshoof Memorial Fund are to:
  1. Continue and strengthen the life-giving work of the Global Justice Center, the organization that Janet founded to use international law to advance gender equality and human rights.
  2. Perpetuate for future generations the memory of Janet Benshoof and her brilliant vision of a more just world for everyone, especially for women.
Checks can be sent directly to the Global Justice Center at the address below, clearly marked for the “Janet Benshoof Memorial Fund.” Gifts of stocks, bonds and other assets are also gladly received. Please call the Center’s office for easy-to-follow instructions for the conveyance of these assets. Global Justice Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable corporation and all gifts are deductible for tax purposes to the fullest extent of the law.
The funds donated to the Janet Benshoof Memorial Fund will be invested as a distinct entity under the personal direction of one of the nation’s leading investment firms, which also advises the investment of the other assets of the Global Justice Center.
All gifts to the Janet Benshoof Memorial Fund will be acknowledged immediately to the donor by the Global Justice Center, with the appropriate information for tax purposes. In addition, and unless requested otherwise, Janet’s family will be notified of all gifts (without the amount).
A report on the activity of the Janet Benshoof Memorial Fund will be issued annually to all donors.

Contact Information:

For additional information, or for help on any special circumstances related to a gift to the Fund, please contact:

Danielle Stouck, Grants and Development Manager
Global Justice Center
11 Hanover Square, 6th Floor
New York, New York  10005
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(212) 725-6530 ext. 204

Global Justice Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable corporation. All gifts are deductible for tax purposes to the fullest extent of the law.