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A tax-effective way to make a gift

Transferring your appreciated securities to BC Children's Hospital Foundation is easy

Donating appreciated stocks or mutual funds is the most tax-effective way to make an outright gift during your lifetime or as part of a legacy gift.

Benefits of making a gift of securities to BC Children's Hospital Foundation:

  • A charitable tax receipt will be issued for the fair market value of the securities

  • No capital gains tax owing if gifted to a public charity

  • Satisfaction of seeing your donation put to good use

  • A not-needed asset is removed from your portfolio and converted to a charitable gift

  • Opportunity to create a lasting charitable legacy through estate planning

How to Give

Transferring your appreciated securities to BC Children's Hospital Foundation is easy. Please complete the step-by-step instructions using our Securities Gift Form and then give it to your broker to complete the transaction.

Contact Donor Services at 604.875.2444 ext 4782 or if you need assistance or have any questions about this process.

Note: The information on this page can help facilitate discussions between you and your advisor. It is not intended as legal or financial advice. We encourage you to consult a qualified professional.


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