Securities are tradable interests with a financial value. They are often represented by a certificate and include shares of stocks, bonds or mutual fund units. A gift of appreciated securities is one of the most effective means of supporting KUOW while receiving income tax advantages.
Those who support KUOW through a gift of securities enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that their generosity ensures the future of public broadcasting in our region.
To make a stock gift to KUOW, simply instruct your financial advisor to transfer stock to the KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio account at the University of Washington. Here is the account information you will need:
Broker: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Depository Trust Corp (DTC): 0015
Account Name: University of Washington
Account Number: 144–153275–535
UW Tax ID #: 91–6001537
KUOW Tax ID #: 91–2079402
University of Washington Treasury Contact: Alana Askew, call 206.685.3814 (phone) or email@example.com (email).
To ensure that your stock gift is successfully transferred and receipted, contact Matt Albertson, Major Gifts and Grants Program Coordinator, at 206.221.2732 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of your stock, the number of shares and estimated value.
If you have stock or bond certificates, mutual fund shares, or other appreciated securities you would like to contribute to KUOW, contact Matt Albertson (information above). While KUOW does not provide financial advice, we welcome any questions you or your financial advisor may have regarding gifts to KUOW.
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Please note: KUOW is generally unable to accept gifts of real estate and other large tangible assets which may need to be sold in order to provide a cash gift to KUOW. For information on donating your vehicle to KUOW, please visit the Vehicle Donation.