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Direct a Gift from your Donor Advised Fund

A donor advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support your favorite causes. If you have a donor advised fund with Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, or BNY Mellon, DAF Direct enables you to recommend grants to this nonprofit directly from your DAF. Please use the tool on the sidebar to conveniently donate today.

Donate your IRA rollover

Another way to support the JFK Library is through an IRA charitable rollover. For individuals aged 70½ and older can make direct transfers totaling up to $100,000 per year to 501(c)3 non-profit organizations, without having to count the transfers as income for federal income tax purposes. This applies to your mandatory minimum IRA distributions, as well as any other gift from your IRA to the JFK Library Foundation. Please note our Tax Identification #04-6113130.

Make a Stock Gift

Gifts of appreciated stock can benefit The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation while providing substantial tax benefits for you, the donor. If you contribute appreciated stock, you pay no capital gains tax upon the transfer of the stock and receive an income tax charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift. There are two ways to make stock gifts:

By wire transfer

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation welcomes stock gifts via wire transfer. To do so, please contact Doris Drummond, Chief Financial Officer, at (617) 514-1668 or by e-mail at for detailed instructions on making a wire transfer. Please note our Tax Identification #04-6113130. 

By mail

You may also send your unendorsed stock certificates by registered mail to Doris Drummond, Chief Financial Officer, John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125. In a separate envelope, mail your signed stock powers with a cover letter stating that you wish to donate the securities to the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.To ensure that your gift has the greatest impact, please consider directing your gift to our Annual Fund. 

Please be sure to notify the Foundation that you are making a stock transfer by contacting Doris Drummond, Chief Financial Officer at (617) 514-1668 or by e-mail This ensures we are able to properly thank you for your generosity.