Ways to Give Now
Cash is always a great way to give and is generally 100% deductible with the IRS depending upon your personal circumstances.
You may make a one-time gift to the Lowell Observatory Foundation on your credit card, or charge a monthly donation. As with all financial records held by the Foundation, your credit card information is kept confidential.
Stocks & Securities
Stocks, mutual funds, bonds, and other securities given to the Lowell Observatory Foundation may provide a considerable savings in capital gains taxes for the donor. Arrangements for your gift can be made between your broker and the Lowell Observatory Foundation office. Contact Lisa Actor at (928)-255-5047 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Several approaches are available for gifts of real estate, and donors are usually entitled to an income tax deduction. Contact Lisa Actor at (928)-255-5047 or email@example.com for information if you are considering a real estate gift.
Many companies offer matching gift programs that allow their employees to match, double, or triple their gifts to the Lowell Observatory Foundation. Contact your employer to find out your company’s matching gift policy or contact Lisa Actor at (928)-255-5047 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tangible gifts such as property and equipment can be donated to the Lowell Observatory Foundation for use by our scientists or for us to resell.
Memorial & Honorary Gifts
You may make a memorial or honorary gift to the Lowell Observatory Foundation to honor a loved one or to commemorate a significant event such as an anniversary or birthday.