Gifts Of Securities

Gifts of appreciated publicly traded securities that you have held for longer than 12 months allow you to claim a charitable deduction for the full market value of the securities on the date the gift is made while avoiding tax on the capital gain.

Please contact Sarah Coco, gift registrar, by phone (202) 633-5019 or email (CocoS@si.edu) or Marian Livengood at (202) 633-2612 or  email (LivengoodMA@si.edu) for securities gift instructions.