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Legal Description and Tax Exemption Information

The university’s legal name is Case Western Reserve University. It is a nonprofit corporation incorporated under Ohio law on July 1, 1967, and is the legal successor in interest to Case Institute for Technology and Western Reserve University as well as their respective predecessor institutions (among others, Adelbert College, Western Reserve College, and Flora Stone Mather College).

The university’s mailing address is 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-7091.

Its federal Tax Identification Number is 34-1018992.

The university is an organization that is exempt from tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and is classified as a public charity under Section 509(a) of the code.

Gifts and bequests to the university are deductible under Sections 2055 and 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and similar provisions of the tax laws of most states.

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To start a conversation about making a planned gift to Case Western Reserve, please contact the Office of Planned Giving at 1-877-477-1143.