Gifts of Stocks and Bonds
Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to Family Research Council.
Benefits of gifts of stocks and bonds
- Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of appreciated stock
- Receive a charitable income tax deduction
- Further our mission today
Stock Gift Instructions
Thank you for defending and advancing faith, family, and freedom through your support of Family Research Council. A gift of stock is a great way to maximize the value of your investment fully by avoiding capital gains taxes while making a significant gift.
To make your stock donation, please follow the directions below. If you have any questions along the way, please call Family Research Council at 1-800-225-4008.
The simplest way to make a gift of stock is to contact your broker and electronically transfer the stock from your account to our account at National Christian Foundation (NCF).
1) Download the Letter of Authorization (LOA) to complete and forward to your broker.
2) To best insure you are properly receipted for your gift, please take these steps when contacting the National Christian Foundation. Let them know:
- Your name
- Your phone number
- Your broker's name
- The stock you are giving and the number of shares (e.g. 20 shares of Microsoft)
- NCF Fund Name of Family Research Council and NCF Giving Number 1649200
National Christian Foundation
ATTN: Contribution Services
11625 Rainwater Drive, Suite 500
Alpharetta, GA 30009
3) Notify Family Research Council about your transfer.
4) Confirm your transfer with your broker-advisor.
If you need assistance in gifting securities from a transfer agent, please download this document here.
Thank you again for partnering with Family Research Council with this unique gift opportunity.
More on gifts of stocks and bonds
There are special rules for valuing a gift of stock. The value of a charitable gift of stock is determined by taking the mean between the high and low stock price on the date of the gift. Mutual fund shares are valued using the closing price for the fund on the date of the gift.
If you have any questions about gifts of stocks and bonds, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions that you have.