Bank Wire Transfers
To enable a smooth transaction, please use the following information when making a donation via bank wire transfer:
To the account of: GlobalGiving
c/o TD Bank
1753 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Routing number: 054001725
Account number: 3980455921
Please indicate the name of the project and the project ID number in the notes field.
You can enjoy significant tax advantages when you transfer securities, instead of donating cash, to GlobalGiving:
- If you held the stock for at least one year, you receive a tax deduction for the full value of the stock at the time of donation (not just the amount you paid for the stock).
- You avoid paying both capital gains tax and stock sales commissions. (Brokerage fees are paid out of your donation, however.) As a result, you can give your favorite nonprofits larger gifts by donating stock rather than cash.
How to donate appreciated stock
- Please let us know the name of your broker and describe the shares you are donating (which company, how many shares, an estimate of the total value). We will give our broker this information so your gift will be recognized when it comes into our account. Please send this information to our mailing address (1110 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20005), fax us at (202) 232-5784, or email us at .
- If you hold the stock certificate, or the stock certificate is held at a bank or trust company, contact us for help with the transfer (202) 232-5784.
If you would like to donate stock that has depreciated in value since you bought it, it may be to your advantage to sell the stock and write a check to GlobalGiving. Often, you can claim a loss and pay less in taxes. As always, however, you should consult a tax advisor about your particular circumstances.
Your broker will need the following information
GlobalGiving brokerage account:
UBS Financial Services Inc.
UBS contact: Peter B. Martin
phone (201) 441-3967
fax (201) 441-4903
GlobalGiving contact: Joan Ochi
1110 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
US Toll Free: +1.877.605.2314
You may need the following information:
GlobalGiving is a non-profit with 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, Federal ID #: 30-0108263
Please remember to let us know the name of your broker and the shares you are donating. It will help us recognize your gift when it comes in.