The simplest way to support Boston Athenæum is through cash gifts. But creative gifts of assets can include stocks, bonds, and property (real estate and personal property such as artwork). These provide you with charitable deductions and can offer additional tax savings as well.
Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards
A gift of cash is easy to make, and the gift is not subject to gift or estate taxation. Read more
Gifts of Appreciated Securities: Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, and Other Assets
Smart gift planning combines charitable intent with cost-efficient planning techniques. Read more
Almost any type of real estate may be donated including undeveloped land, farms, vacation homes, or your residence. Read more
Tangible Personal Property: Artwork, Collectibles, and Other Items
Tangible property contributions provide charitable donations based on a standard of "related use." Read more
Life insurance may directly fund a gift or may be used to replace a previously gifted asset. Read more
Closely Held Business Stock
Business owners contributing closely held stock are allowed a charitable deduction for fair-market value of the stock. Read more
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