Stock and Mutual Fund Gifts to Cru
For stock and mutual fund gifts, shares are transferred into an account owned by Cru. A Stock Administrator then sells the shares. A check is issued for the value of the stock or mutual fund. Once the check is received, it is deposited and credited according to your intentions.
To initiate this process, you can use the Stock Transfer Form to instruct your broker to transfer your shares from your account to Cru.
Once a transfer has been made, it is very important to contact us with the following information:
In most cases, we are not notified of the transfer by your broker. Therefore, this information is required so that we can properly acknowledge your gift and designate the funds to the staff or ministry of your preference. It can be sent by mailing or faxing a completed copy of the Stock Transfer Form, emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling a representative at 1-888-278-7233, opt. 1 then opt. 2.
Stock Transfer Account Information:
Cru accepts tax-deductible gifts of various forms of virtual (digital) currency such as Bitcoin. Per government requirements, these gifts are recognized as real property and are received and receipted similar to stock and other securities. Virtual currency gifts of $5,000 or more annually require a qualified appraisal. For more information, or to make a Bitcoin donation, please contact a partner care representative at 1-888-278-7233, opt. 1 then opt. 2, or email email@example.com.
When making your gift, please reference the Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) Tax ID Number: 95-6006173.
If you produce commodities, such as grain and livestock, you can give by selling the product in Cru’s name. The elevator then sends Cru a check from the sale. There are times when a Non-Cash Gifts Administrator needs to contact the elevator in order to sell the commodity. If that is the case, please contact us.
You can use the Commodities Form in order to request the sale in Cru’s name at your local elevator.
Once a gift has been made, it is very important to contact Cru with the following information:
This information can be sent by mailing or faxing a completed copy of the Commodities Form, emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling us toll free at 1-888-278-7233 (opt. 1 then opt. 2).
All gifts which are received from a will, trust, annuity or life insurance policy are processed by The Cru Foundation. They can be reached by telephone at 1(800) 449-5454, by email at email@example.com or by mail at the following address:
The Cru Foundation #3600
100 Lake Hart Drive
Orlando, FL 32832
To send your gift information or if you have any questions about stock or non-cash gifts, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions you might have.
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