How to Give
To donate click on the orange "Donate Now" button on the right of this page.
A gift of cash can be in the form of personal check, credit card, cash, or cashier's
check. Plus, if you would like to make your contribution using an automatic payment
system (ACH), the foundation office can assist you in setting up that program. This automatic
payment system gives you the opportunity to spread your annual contribution over twelve
months with automatic monthly transfers from your bank directly to the AHC Foundation.
Many times employers will match your charitable gift to your nonprofit of choice through
their charitable gift program. Remember to ask your employer if he/she has a "matching
charitable gift" program.
Download Contribution Form PDF
Appreciated Stocks, bonds, and real estate
Significant tax savings may be available to you by giving appreciated stock. You avoid
capital gains fax on the increase in value of the stock, and, you can receive a charitable
tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stock at the time the gift is
The foundation accepts gifts of property. Significant tax savings may be possible
by donating a residence, vacation home, far, acreage, or vacant land.
For more information on making a gift of appreciated stock, jewelry, or other appreciated
assets please contact the foundation office at 805-925-2004.
Donors can name the Allan Hancock College Foundation as beneficiary of a life insurance
policy or donate a policy currently owned to the foundation. If the donor continues
to pay the premiums on the policy to the foundation after the gift is made, the payments
will be tax deductible.
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