Gifts of Securities to Chicago Public Media


Thank you for your interest in supporting Chicago Public Media. A gift of appreciated securities not only provides meaningful philanthropic support, but can also offer significant tax savings to you and your family. As you prepare to make a gift of securities, we suggest that you consult with your tax advisors to determine how, specifically, a charitable deduction will work for your unique tax situation.

How to Donate Gifts of Security to Chicago Public Media

The most common and efficient method of donating securities is through an electronic transfer using the two-step process listed below. This process is facilitated through your financial advisor using the Chicago Public Media DTC number.

  • Step 1: Contact Jennifer Bell, Chicago Public Media’s Vice President of Development at (312) 948-4703. She will send you our Chicago Public Media Stock Transfer Form to aid in your transaction.
  • Step 2: Complete the Chicago Public Media Stock Transfer Form and submit it to your financial advisor.

Note: It is important for you or your financial advisor to contact our offices and notify us of your intent to donate securities. This contact ensures that your gift of securities is properly recorded and attributed to your record on file.

For More Information

If you have any questions regarding your gift to Chicago Public Media, please contact Jennifer Bell, Vice President of Development, at (312) 948-4703.