Ways to Give

When you make a gift to the Ashbrook Center, you have tremendous flexibility in determining how the funds will be used, as well as many options for making your gift.

Types of Gifts

Cash gifts 

Credit/debit card transactions, outright cash, personal checks, cashier’s checks, or money orders. Click here to give now.  

Gifts of appreciated securities, stocks, and bonds  

Support Ashbrook’s educational programs while potentially eliminating capital gains tax liability. 

Your broker will need the following information to expedite the stock or mutual fund gift:

 Irving Eisel Investments Inc. DTC # 0443
Contact Person:  Nancy Grimwood (419) 289-6222
Account # 5CV462544
Federal Tax ID #34-0715626

Bequests and Planned Gifts 

Join the Benjamin Franklin Legacy Society by making an estate or planned gift. Such gifts include, but are not limited to, bequests by will or living trust, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, a designation in a retirement plan or life insurance policy, and gifts of real estate. A bequest can be made to Ashbrook by including specific language in your will or estate-planning document.

Gift Pledges

A formal statement of intention to make a gift to Ashbrook that can be paid by making regular payments.

Gifts of real estate

Personal residences, second homes, income property, and vacant land offer a wide variety of tax and other benefits.  Benefits include creating a lasting legacy and eliminating capital gains tax liability.

Gifts of personal property

Rare books, works of art, valuable collectibles, tangible items of demonstrable value, intangible personal property, such as copyrights, patents, and mineral rights

Directed gifts 

Allows you to designate your gift to a specific program or scholarship.

You also have the option of designating your gift for endowment.  Current-use gifts provide funds and flexibility over the short term, whereas endowment gifts exist in perpetuity to provide financial support for future generations.

For more information on giving a gift, please contact us at (419) 289-5411 or [email protected]