Philanthropic Contributions

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Philanthropic contributions are essential to Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s mission to provide a high standard of legal education and preparation for practice to a diverse student body. Generous donors are needed to support financial aid including scholarships, community-based clinical programs, the law library and educational infrastructure, student organizations and new initiatives.


We thank our alumni and friends who are helping to build the culture of philanthropy that is critical to providing an unparalleled legal education for our students.


Thomas Jefferson School of Law is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation. Our fiscal year is July 1 through June 30.


How to Give


Your gift to Thomas Jefferson School of Law can be made by check (payable to “Thomas Jefferson School of Law”) or online using our secure link.


Giving by Mail

Make check payable to Thomas Jefferson School of Law and mail to:


Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Development and Alumni Relations
1155 Island Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101


Giving Online

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Matching Gifts
Many employers offer matching gift opportunities. You may qualify to have your gift matched by your firm or company. If this applies, please enclose the appropriate form from your employer with your gift to the school. You will be recognized for the full amount of your gift plus any resulting corporate or firm match.


Planned Giving

There are many tax-wise ways of supporting the law school. Legacy or planned gifts are a wonderful opportunity to shape the future and help ensure that Thomas Jefferson School of Law can provide world class education for generations.


Have questions or wish to discuss types of gifts, please contact Alumni Relations Director Vanessa Vandever at (619) 961-4354 or


Why Alumni Support TJSL