Explore Cy-Pres Gifts & Partnerships

Did you know? You can give unclaimed, unallocated, or undeliverable funds from a settlement or judgment by awarding EBCLC as the recipient.

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Cy Pres FAQ

What is Cy Pres?

Cy Pres is a doctrine that permits a court to award unallocated, unclaimed, or undeliverable funds from a class action settlement or judgment to a non-profit organization.

How does EBCLC benefit from Cy Pres funds?

EBCLC provides several multimodal, holistic legal services that align with most class action areas and makes us eligible to be nominated for Cy Pres funds. These awards allow EBCLC to continue fighting for justice for communities of color and those at the intersection of multiple oppressions. Our clinics and programs offer services that may fulfill a nexus with your class action.

Where would Cy Pres funds be allocated?

Cy Pres funds would primarily be allocated towards legal services across the majority of our program areas.

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I still have questions that are not listed. Who can I talk to?

Our team would appreciate connecting with you about any questions you have about Cy Pres. Please contact our Director of Development, Rui Bing Zheng, at rzheng@ebclc.org.