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Gifts of stocks, bonds, and mutual fund shares may generate favorable tax benefits for you. For securities owned more than 12 months, you will receive a tax deduction of the fair market value at the time you designate your gift.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs: Gifts of Securities

  • Should I sell my stock before giving it to Bennington College?

  • How will my gift of stock be valued?

  • How should I transfer securities to Bennington?

  • When is my gift of stock complete?

  • How are mutual fund shares handled?