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Donate Stocks/Mutual Funds

Be a tax savvy donor

Donate Stocks

Donating appreciated securities, including stocks, mutual fund shares or bonds directly to the University, is an easy way avoid capital gains taxes and support the University of Dayton.

Benefits of gifts of stocks and bonds

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of appreciated stock.
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction.
  • Support University of Dayton students.

How to make a gift of stocks and bonds

If your broker or banker holds your securities, choose one of these two ways to transfer the stock.

1. Electronic (DTC) transfer.


Ask your financial representative to transfer the stock via DTC. This is a quick and efficient form of transfer. Send DTC to:
Merrill Lynch DTC #8862.
Account Name: University of Dayton.
Account No.: 5SE-04859.

Your representative can phone UD's Merrill Lynch contact in Dayton at 937-847-4079. You will also need to inform Carla Barnett of UD's Advancement Division at 937-229- 3217 or cbarnett2@udayton.edu before this transfer is made so your gift can be identified and properly acknowledged. The "date of the gift" will be the date that the stock is received in UD's account at Merrill Lynch.

2. Transfer to a UD account at your brokerage.


If your financial representative has an existing account for UD, instruct him or her to transfer the shares of stock you plan to give to that account. Ask your representative to phone Carla Barnett of UD's Advancement Division at 937- 229-3217 before this transfer is made so we can properly acknowledge your gift and provide instructions for disposition of the stock. The "date of the gift" will be the date that the stock is received in UD's account.

If you hold your securities in certificate form, choose one of the following ways to give the stock (forms are available by contacting Carla Barnett at 937-229-3217.

1. Transfer Stock by Mail.


Mail (U.S. Postal Service certified mail) certificates(s) - without any endorsement or assignment - along with a letter of intent indicating the purpose of your gift, to the University of Dayton, Advancement Division, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-7056. In a separate envelope, provide one irrevocable stock/bond power form per certificate, and send by certified mail. Before mailing the stock/bond power form(s), endorse each form where indicated exactly as your name(s) appear(s) on the front of the certificate. Do not include any other information on this form. A signature guarantee* must be obtained by an authorized medallion signature guarantor. Mail (via U.S. Postal Service certified mail) the stock/bond power form(s) to the University of Dayton, Advancement Division, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-7056. The latest postmark date of the envelope containing the certificate(s) and letter of intent and the one containing the stock/bond power(s) is the date of the gift. (Note, if you use a private carrier for the delivery, the date of the gift is the day your envelopes are received by UD.)

2. Transfer Stock in Person.


Bring your stock certificate(s) in person, without any endorsement or assignment, along with a letter of intent indicating the purpose of your gift, to the University of Dayton, Advancement Division, Daniel J. Curran Place, 5th Floor (1700 Patterson Blvd.). In addition, provide one irrevocable stock/bond power form per certificate. Before delivering the stock/bond power form(s), endorse each form where indicated exactly as your name(s) appear(s) on the front of the certificate(s). Do not include any other information on this form. A signature guarantee* must be obtained by an authorized medallion signature guarantor. Deliver the stock/bond power form(s) to the University of Dayton, Advancement Division, Daniel J. Curran Place, 5th Floor (1700 Patterson Blvd.). When delivering in person, the gift date is based on the date that the stock is delivered along with the related forms. *An authorized officer of a bank or other financial institution may guarantee the signature. Please be advised that a notary public is not an acceptable guarantor. According to IRS rules, stock gifts are valued by taking an average of the high and low market price on the day the stock gift is officially completed. The University of Dayton will notify you of the valuation of your gift for our internal purposes. The University of Dayton's tax identification number is 31-0536715.

Donate Mutual Funds

The process of gifting mutual fund shares is unique to each mutual fund company. Please let us know the name of the mutual fund you wish to donate and we will assist in setting up the transaction. Contact Carla Barnett at 937-229-3217 or cbarnett2@udayton.edu.

Contact us

Please contact us when initiating your gift so we can answer your questions, look for the transfer and understand how you want your gift to be used.

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University Advancement

1700 South Patterson
Building 5th Floor
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7053
937-229-4484
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