Guardian Group’s vision is that every child in the US would live free from sex trafficking. We believe that non-cash donations can be a force for good. By donating stocks you are immediately making an impact in stopping child sex trafficking.
How can I donate stock to Guardian Group?
Donating stock is safe and easy. Using the donation form on this page, making a charitable gift of stock is a quick, five-step process:
- Select your stock ticker and confirm the company name in the donation form
- Enter your gift amount
- Type in your email and address info for the receipt
- Enter your brokerage account information
- Virtually sign & make your gift!
Upon making a donation, you will receive an email notification from The Giving Block that your gift is being processed. In some circumstances, you may need to take action with your broker. The email will have instructions on any next steps.
Charitable donations of stock are processed safely and typically within 6-8 business days with The Giving Block in partnership with Renaissance Charitable Foundation. Processing times can be longer during December or when dealing with restricted stock.
Why does Guardian Group accept stock?
Stock fundraising is a critical donation revenue driver for nonprofit organizations like Guardian Group
With over 60% of Americans owning stock and billions in stock donated to US charities every year, stock donations can make a wide-reaching impact through philanthropy. Studies show that nonprofits that accept noncash assets typically grow 50% faster than those that do not and they grow 66% faster when they accept non cash securities such as stock.
Donating stock is also one of the most tax-efficient ways for individuals to support causes that matter to them, like the work of Guardian Group.
Which stocks do you accept?
We currently accept publicly traded, domestic common stock.
We are continually in the process of adding support for new assets to donate, so please check back soon for more giving options.
Are stock donations tax-deductible?
Yes! Stock donations are one of the most tax-efficient ways to give to charity. Your stock donation is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law; if you pay taxes in the U.S. By making a charitable gift, you may also be eligible to significantly reduce what you would otherwise owe in capital gains taxes.
As with any tax-related questions, be sure to consult with a qualified, professional tax advisor.
I need assitance with my donation. How can I get in touch?
Thank you for your interest in supporting Guardian Group. To contact us about making a crypto donation, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, “Stock Donation.”