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Stock Donations

Often a gift of appreciated securities is a very tax-effective way to support Simon’s Rock.

Bard College at Simon’s Rock is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. Our tax ID/EIN is 14-1713034.

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For all U.S. Stocks and Securities

To make a gift of stock to the Annual Fund or any purpose other than the endowment, please provide these instructions to your broker or bank officer:

  1. Before initiating the transfer, please have your broker contact the Office of Institutional Advancement
    • By email: giftrecorder@simons-rock.edu
    • By phone: 413-528-7253
    • By U.S. Post:
      Office of Institutional Advancement
      Bard College at Simon’s Rock
      84 Alford Road
      Great Barrington, MA 01230

  2. To electronically transfer securities to Bard College at Simon’s Rock, direct funds to: Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
    • DTC number: 0164
      Beneficiary: Bard College at Simon’s Rock
      Account number: 8742-2719
      Memo: Provide purpose of the gift, donor name, the name of securities and the number of shares.

For all U.S. Stocks and Securities to the Endowment

To make a gift of stock to the Bard College at Simon’s Rock Endowment please provide these instructions to your broker or bank officer.

1. Before initiating the transfer, please have your broker contact the Office of Institutional Advancement

  • By email: giftrecorder@simons-rock.edu
  • By phone: 413-528-7253
  • By U.S. Post:
    Office of Institutional Advancement
    Bard College at Simon’s Rock
    84 Alford Road
    Great Barrington, MA 01230

2. To electronically transfer securities to Bard College at Simon’s Rock, direct funds to: Fidelity Investments.

  • DTC number: 0226
    Account Name: Bard College
    Account number: 668189111
    Memo: Provide purpose of the gift, donor name, the name of securities and the number of shares.

3. To process Mutual Fund Shares, please contact Michael Martin at Ropes Wealth Advisors via email at michael.martin@ropeswealth.com.

NOTE: If you hold the stock certificates:

  1. Please do not send them to Charles Schwab or Fidelity Investments. Please deliver them unendorsed to Bard College at Simon’s Rock, attention Office of Institutional Advancement, at the address above, with documentation describing the asset(s) and the purpose of the gift.
  2. In a separate envelope, deliver the signed stock/bond power for each asset (exactly as the name appears on the certificate), to the address as above.
  3. Please do not complete any other section of the stock/bond power.