Gifts of Stocks and Bonds
A gift of appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy way for you to support or establish a fund at Akron Community Foundation to benefit your favorite causes and charities.
Here are some of the potential benefits:
- Avoid paying capital gains tax
- Receive a charitable income tax deduction
- Enjoy possible increased income
- Make a lasting difference in your community
Make your gift today by electronic transfer
Send us your gift by mail
If you hold securities in certificate form, you will need to use two envelopes to complete your gift. In the first, place the unsigned stock certificate(s). In the other, include a signed stock power for each certificate. You may obtain this from your broker or bank. Please remember to use certified mail.
Contact us for more information
If you have any questions about making a gift of stocks and bonds, please click here to send us an email with your questions or comments.