Donate Stocks, Bonds, or Mutual Funds

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Support the Aquarium's Critical Work

Do you own assets such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds that have increased in value since they were purchased?

When you make a gift of appreciated securities, you enjoy a triple benefit. You receive a tax charitable deduction for their full fair market value, and you pay no capital gains tax* and enjoy the satisfaction of investing in the Aquarium’s crucial mission.

Please use the following information to transfer a gift of stock to the Aquarium. Please contact us or have your broker inform us by mail, phone (410-576-8535) or email (jdonahue@aqua.org) of your stock gift to ensure that gifts are attributed to the correct account.


The National Aquarium in Baltimore
Tax ID: 52-1121163

Account Information:
Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown
Account #: 5XF-008778
DTC #: 443
Contact: John L. Kelly, Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown
Phone: 410-895-2444

The date that your shares are received in the Aquarium’s account will be the date of your gift.

If you have any questions about giving gifts of appreciated securities, please contact the Aquarium at 410-576-8535.

*IRS regulations state that you must have held a security for more than one year in order to take a tax deduction for the full market value.

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