Ways to Make a Gift to Guideposts Foundation

By Check

Please make checks payable to Guideposts Foundation and send to 100 Reserve Road, Suite E200, Danbury, CT 06810.

By Credit Card

You can make a gift using a credit or debit card securely by clicking here or calling 800-728-5653. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.

Stock Gifts

Your gift of appreciated stock helps you support Guideposts Foundation's mission and possibly provide a significant tax savings at the same time. You receive a tax deduction for the fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift and avoid paying any capital gains tax on the increase in value of the stock. To transfer stock to Guideposts Foundation please call 800-728-5653 or download this form and mail to Guideposts Foundation 100 Reserve Road, Suite E200, Danbury, CT 06810.

If you would like to transfer your appreciated stocks online, you can use our online tool to walk you through the process in less than 5 minutes. Or, if you would prefer to work directly with your broker, follow the instructions on the tool to access our account information.

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

You can electronically transfer or wire your gift to Guideposts Foundation. Please contact 800-728-5653 for specific instructions and account information.

Legacy Planning

A planned gift made through a will or trust to Guideposts Foundation is a gift that can help ensure the long-term financial stability of Guideposts Foundation while providing you with the opportunity to become part of Guideposts Foundation's future. We would like to help you consider this kind of gift while planning for your long-term goals. All gifts are administered in strict compliance with the wishes of the donor. Please consult your tax advisor when considering this kind of gift. The following language is suggested when revising your Will: "I give, devise and bequeath to Guideposts Foundation (insert amount of money, percentage of estate, or describe property) to be used for the furtherance of its mission and charitable programs." For more information on planning your legacy you can read our booklet Contemplating the Legacy of our Lives. For additional information please call 800-728-5653.

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IRA Gifts

Guideposts Foundation supporters 70.5 or older are eligible to give a tax-free gift directly from an IRA to make an immediate impact on our work. These gifts are savvy because they help to reduce your future tax burden. Learn more and get started on an IRA gift with this free tool.
 

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