Gifts of Stock or Securities
It is important to notify Westchester Community College Foundation when you intend to make a gift of securities by calling or e-mailing Lisa Mitzner at 914-606-6703 with the details of your gift (name of stock, number of shares).
Electronic Transfer (preferred method for stock held in a brokerage account):
Electronic transfer allows you to easily make a gift of stock you hold in a brokerage account. First, notify your broker that you wish to make the gift to Westchester Community College Foundation.
Your broker’s instructions should include:
- your name as the donor
- the name of the stock and the number of shares
- the purpose of the gift
The Westchester Community College Foundation’s account at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is set up for the electronic transfer of securities. To transfer securities to the Foundation, your broker may contact Morgan Stanley Smith Barney at the phone number below.
Financial Institution: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Contact: Paul Kandel – phone: 212-643-5908
Name of Account: Westchester Community College Foundation
Account Number: 398-172630
DTC Number: 0015
Certificate Transfer (for shares that you hold as paper certificates in your name)
Please call Lisa Mitzner at (914) 606-6703 for complete instructions
Tax Reporting for Gifts of Securities
Please consult your tax advisor. The IRS may require you to complete form 8283A for a gift
of securities exceeding $500.
Federal ID# 23-7050397
Westchester Community College Foundation will issue a gift receipt with the amount of the
average of the high and low trading prices on the effective date of gift, per IRS regulations.
The effective date of the gift for your deduction is the date of transfer to Westchester
Community College Foundation:
- For electronic transfers, the date your broker transfers shares
- For certificates sent by U.S. mail, the postmark date of the mailed certificates
- For certificates hand-delivered, the date of delivery to Westchester Community