Stock Donations

How to Donate Stocks

To facilitate your gift, please use this broker information: 

c/o Matthew Ives 650-853-4072
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
245 Lytton Avenue, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94301-1963
FBO: Computer History Museum
DWR Account # 112-014033
DTC # 0015

Delivering or Mailing Stock Certificates

Do not sign the certificates. Send them to Matthew Ives (listed above) unsigned, along with a letter confirming the gift. You will want to include in the letter the specific purpose of the gift (for example, “annual fund donation”). Send signed stock powers in a separate envelope. The stock powers must be signed exactly as the name(s) appear on the stock certificates.

Tax Information

A contribution is valued based on IRS regulations. The value is determined by the mean of the high and the low value of the security on the day that it is credited to the Computer History Museum’s account or the day that the certificate is in our custody. Contributions sent by US mail are valued the date of the postmark. Our Federal Tax ID # is 77-0507525.

For More Information

Contact us to learn more about Stock Donations.


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