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.


Closely Held Business Stock

 

Closely Held Business Stock Diagram

How It Works

  1. You make a gift of your closely held stock to the Natural History Museum and get a qualified appraisal to determine its value
  2. You receive a charitable income-tax deduction for the full fair-market value of the stock
  3. The Natural History Museum may keep the stock or offer to sell it back to your company

Benefits

  • You receive an income-tax deduction for the fair-market value of stock
  • You pay no capital-gain tax on any appreciation
  • Your company may repurchase the stock, thereby keeping your ownership interest intact
  • The Natural History Museum receives a significant gift

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