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Adding to Your Fund

GivingGiving Through MCF › Adding to Your Fund

Once you’ve established a fund at MCF, it’s easy to make additional gifts to it, using a wide variety of assets.

To learn more about the assets you can contribute—and how to contribute them to your fund—click on the + sign next to each asset type listed below.

Cash Contributions by Wire Transfer

For information on cash contributions by wire transfer, please contact Lizzie Cairns, senior administrative accountant at MCF, at 415.464.2514 or via email.

 
Contributions by Check

Please make the check payable to the Marin Community Foundation. At the bottom of the check, write the name of the fund (e.g., The John and Susan Smith Fund) into which the gift is going. Mail or deliver the check to:

Marin Community Foundation
5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 200
Novato, CA 94949

 
Contributions of Securities

The following information is necessary to make a contribution of securities via DTC from any brokerage account into the Marin Community Foundation's Charles Schwab brokerage account.

Provide your broker with the following information when asking them to make the transfer:

Charles Schwab
FAX 1.888.526.7252
DTC 0164
Account #5919-2755
For the benefit of the Marin Community Foundation

IMPORTANT: Please contact Lizzie Cairns, senior accountant at the Marin Community Foundation, when making the transfer so that the receipt of the transfer can be verified and the donation credited to the proper fund.

Phone/fax: 415.464.2514
Email: email
Marin Community Foundation
5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 200
Novato CA 94949

Although Marin Community Foundation typically utilizes the services of Charles Schwab to sell donated securities, we have many brokerage accounts and may well have one with your brokerage firm. If you prefer to use your own brokerage firm and broker, we will need to know the name of the stock, number of shares, and the name and contact information for the broker handling the transaction. We will work with your broker to complete the transaction. If you have any questions, please contact Lizzie Cairns, senior administrative accountant at MCF, at 415.464.2514 or via email.

 
Contributions of Paper Stock or Bond Certificates

When you hold a paper certificate:

1. Mail your unendorsed (not signed) certificates to the Foundation:

Lizzie Cairns
Marin Community Foundation
5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 200
Novato, CA 94949

2. Send us, in a separate envelope, a signed Irrevocable Stock/Bond Power Form. Please do not mail the certificates and Irrevocable Stock/Bond Form together, as the certificates would be negotiable.

If you have any questions, please contact Lizzie Cairns, senior administrative accountant at MCF, at 415.464.2514 or via email.

 

Contributions by Credit Card: To make a contribution using a credit card, you can use our online donation form.

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Your Contact for Adding to Your Fund

Chief Financial and Operating Officer

Sid Hartman

Chief Financial and Operating Officer

415.464.2513

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