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Increase your philanthropic giving anytime

There are many ways fundholders can make a charitable gift through Austin Community Foundation. Contributing to your fund is fast, easy, and secure with several methods for your convenience.

Ways to Give

  • If you plan to make a wire or ACH contribution, please notify us by completing this form. A staff member will review the request and send transfer instructions to the email address provided.

  • Follow these steps to donate stock to a fund at the Foundation:

    Step 1: Notify us. We ask that you email us at stock@austincf.org of your intention to transfer a stock gift by providing the following information:

    Donor Information – Name, Address, phone number
    Broker name and firm
    Description of stock – Company name and number of shares
    This gift is securities for – Name of Fund or purpose of gift

    Step 2: Transfer stock. Provide your broker with the following information:

    Charles Schwab & Company, Inc.
    101 Montgomery Street
    San Francisco, CA 94104
    Contact Phone – 800-515-2157
    DTC # – 0164
    Receiving Account – 2415-7171
    Receiving Account Name – Austin Community Foundation
    Austin Community Foundation Tax ID # – 74-1934031

    Download a PDF of the above instructions >

  • Log in to the donor portal to give by credit card any time.

  • Mail your check payable to Austin Community Foundation and note in the memo line which fund you would like to support.

    Austin Community Foundation
    4315 Guadalupe Street, Suite 300
    Austin, TX 78751

  • Submit information about your donation using this form. After submitting, the confirmation will provide a link to make your donation through Giving Block.

    After your donation is processed, you will receive a gift receipt from Giving Block. The currency will be converted to cash and deposited into your charitable fund at ACF within a few days.

  • We accept most types of gifts including the following:

    • Bonds
    • Business interests
    • Estate assets
    • Life insurance
    • Mutual fund shares
    • Oil and gas, mineral or timber rights
    • Private securities
    • Publicly traded securities
    • Real property
    • Retirement assets (IRA, retirement plans)
    • Tangible personal property
    • Trust assets

    Have questions about assets? Contact us.

Get the essential guide to your donor advised fund.


Planned Giving

Including your donor advised fund in your planned giving is an efficient and effective way to make a lasting impact. Austin Community Foundation can help you find a charitable plan that works for you today and benefits your favorite causes after your lifetime.

Plan now, give later