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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 Wilma Van Andel at 604.875.2345 ext 5457 or wvanandel@bcchf.ca 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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