Making a gift to the ACLU Foundation of RI via stock, or other securities (such as bonds or mutual funds), allows you to have an immediate impact on the fight for civil liberties. Beyond this, there are several benefits to you, the donor:

  • The total value of your gift is tax-deductible as long as it has been held for at least one year.
  • There is no obligation to pay any capital gains tax on the appreciated value.
  • The gift is fully deductible as of the date it arrives in our account.

1. Can I transfer my stock electronically?

Q.Can I transfer my stock electronically?
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Yes, if your stock is held in brokerage account, you can transfer your gift electronically. Please contact us for the information you will need to provide your broker.

2. Do I need to notify the ACLU Foundation of Rhode Island about my stock transfer?

Q.Do I need to notify the ACLU Foundation of Rhode Island about my stock transfer?
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Yes, when your stock is transferred to our account, we do not receive any information that identifies you as the donor. When you transfer stock, please notify us at info@riaclu.org or call the office at (401) 831-7171 and provide the following information:

  • Name of the stock
  • Number of shares
  • Your name and address

3. What is the ACLU Foundation of RI’s tax identification number?

Q.What is the ACLU Foundation of RI’s tax identification number?
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Our Tax ID number is 23-7039364.

4. I have other questions. Who do I contact?

Q.I have other questions. Who do I contact?
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Please email us at info@riaclu.org or call the office at (401) 831-7171.