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Gifts of Stocks and Securities
Stock Transfer Instructions
ACH/Wire Instruction for Cash Transfers
Creating a Legacy Through Planned Giving
Bequests
Retirement Plan Assets
Life Insurance
Foundations

Gifts of Stock and Securities

Donating stock or securities is a great way to support Women for Women International while receiving potential tax benefits. You could earn a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the securities and avoid capital gains tax on securities that have increased in value, provided you have owned them for one year.

Instructions for transferring stock and securities are provided below. Donor information included in electronic transfers is often incomplete. So please alert us in advance by providing the stock name, symbol and number of shares you plan to donate, so that we can ensure that you receive a tax receipt and acknowledgement. You may contact us by email at majorgifts@womenforwomen.org or by mail at:

Women for Women International
Attn: Office of Major Gifts
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036

Stock Transfer Instructions

If the securities are held in "street name" at your brokerage firm, you may instruct your broker to have them transferred to us directly.

All deliveries must include:
Women for Women International
Schwab Account #: 1115-2826
Delivery to DTC Clearing 0164, Code 40

ACH/Wire Instruction for Cash Transfers

If you plan to transfer cash by wire or ACH, you may instruct your financial institution to use the following transfer instructions.

Account Name: Women for Women International
Bank: Wells Fargo
Routing Number: 121000248
ACN: 2000020771537
Swift: WFBIUS6S

Creating a Legacy Through Planned Giving

Remembering Women for Women International in your will is a powerful way to leave a meaningful legacy for women survivors of war, and may also have tax benefits. You can also leave a legacy by naming Women for Women International as beneficiary of a life insurance policy or a retirement plan (such as IRA or 401(k) plan). Of course, your personal financial situation is unique, so you should be sure to talk to your financial or legal advisor before making a bequest or creating a legacy. Please reach out to us at majorgifts@womenforwomen.org to learn more.

Bequests

The easiest way to make a bequest to Women for Women International is through your will or living trust. You can name a specific dollar amount, a particular asset, such as securities or real estate, or you could leave a percentage of your estate or of the residual estate after providing for family members or friends.

Here is some recommended language for the most common kinds of bequests.

Sample Bequest of Remainder of Estate: "I give, devise, and bequeath to Women for Women International, 2000 M Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036, all [or state the fraction or percentage] of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, for its general purposes."

Sample Bequest of Specific Amount or Asset: "I give, devise, and bequeath to Women for Women International, 2000 M Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036, the sum of $_____ (or a description of the specific asset) for it general purposes. "

Retirement Plan Assets

Giving through an Individual Retirement Account or 401(k) plan is another easy way to create a legacy to Women for Women International. Amounts remaining in retirement accounts are often subject to heavy taxes. By naming Women for Women International as the beneficiary of your retirement plan assets, you can make a tax-wise gift while supporting women survivors of war. Please reach out to us at majorgifts@womenforwomen.org to learn more.

Life Insurance

You can create a legacy by naming Women for Women International as the beneficiary of all are part of a life insurance policy you may already own. All you need to do is contact your insurance provider for instructions on how to change your beneficiary designation. Please reach out to us at majorgifts@womenforwomen.org to learn more.

Foundations

We are grateful for the generosity of our many private and family foundation donors. Please reach out to us at majorgifts@womenforwomen.org to discuss ways your foundation can support our work.