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Donate Stock or Mutual Funds
Transfer stock, bonds, or mutual funds to our growing endowment to offset costs to farmers
Stock, Bond, and Mutual Fund Transfers
Securely transfer securities to our investment account via DTC through your broker. Contact us to obtain our DTC and account numbers, as well as a summary of our investment strategy. Once your stock gift is processed, a donation acknowledgement receipt will be emailed to you with the details of the contribution.
Discuss the implications of your securities gift with your tax and/or financial advisor. Donating long-term appreciated stocks and other securities can have attractive tax advantages. For example, donations of securities minimize federal and state income taxes on the capital gains. Additionally, you can make a larger, more significant gift but at a fraction of the cost, given the original cost of the security. This information is not intended as tax or legal advice, and is not intended to guide individuals to avoid tax penalties or liabilities. To understand your specific tax situation, please confer with a trusted, certified tax, financial, or legal professional.
Unless otherwise indicated, all donations of stock, bonds, and mutual funds will transfer directly to our investment account which serves as our endowment. All investment income finances the operational costs of The Harvest Fund thereby enabling capital market gains to flow directly to those living in extreme poverty. The endowment also enables The Harvest Fund to serve as a loan guarantor for any of the technology or business microloans that our farmers take, thereby offsetting the costs of the loan. We carefully monitor and train our farmers to minimize any risk of loan default.
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The Harvest Fund is a Zambian NGO and private company limited by guarantee.
The Harvest Fund is a US IRS 501(c)(3) registered organization.