Make a Gift | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

When you give to the Museum, you support our scientists' research on the planet's biodiversity. You are also creating tomorrow's scientists. Our teacher resources make each field trip a learning experience, our education outreach brings the science of discovery to schools all over LA.


Gifts of Appreciated Securities

 

Gifts of Appreciated Securities Diagram

How It Works

  1. You can send unendorsed stock certificates by registered mail or instruct your broker to make the transfer from your account to our account
  2. You receive an income-tax deduction
  3. The Natural History Museum may keep or sell the securities

Benefits

  • You receive a federal income-tax deduction for the full fair-market value of the securities
  • You avoid long-term capital-gain tax on any appreciation in the value of the stock
  • Your gift will support the Natural History Museum as you designate

Special note: You should call or e-mail us to tell us of your intent, and we will be able to assist you with the details of the transfer.

Next Steps

Back

© Pentera, Inc. Planned giving content. All rights reserved.