Making a stock donation to support Options for Community Living, Inc. enables us to help Long Island’s most vulnerable families and individuals live healthier, more stable, and more productive lives.
Donating stocks is one of the most tax-efficient ways for individuals to support causes that matter to them. Support Options for Community Living, Inc. by making a charitable gift in stocks. We accept donations in publicly traded, domestic common stocks. To contact us about making a stock donation, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, “Stock Donation.”
Donating stocks is safe and easy. Using the donation form on this page, making a charitable gift is a quick, five-step process:
Upon making a donation, you will receive an email notification from The Giving Block that your gift is being processed. In some circumstances, you may need to take action with your broker. The email will have instructions on any next steps.
Charitable donations of stock are processed safely and typically within 6-8 business days with The Giving Block in partnership with Renaissance Charitable Foundation. Processing times can be longer during December or when dealing with restricted stock.
Upon notification of a completed donation, Options for Community Living, Inc. will acknowledge the contribution using either the email address or mailing address provided by the donor.
Stock fundraising is a critical donation revenue driver for nonprofit organizations like Options for Community Living, Inc.
With over 60% of Americans owning stocks and billions donated to US charities yearly, stock donations can make a wide-reaching impact through philanthropy. Studies show that nonprofits that accept noncash assets typically grow 50% faster than those that do not, and 66% faster when they receive non-cash securities such as stocks.
We currently accept publicly traded, domestic common stocks.
We are continually in the process of adding support for new assets to donate, so please check back soon for more giving options.
Yes! Stock donations are one of the most tax-efficient ways to give to charity. Your stock donation is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law; if you pay taxes in the U.S. By making a charitable gift, you may also be eligible to significantly reduce what you would otherwise owe in capital gains taxes.
As with any tax-related questions, be sure to consult with a qualified, professional tax advisor.
Thank you for your interest in supporting Options for Community Living, Inc. To contact us about making a stock donation, please send us an email at email@example.com with the subject line, “Stock Donation.”
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