Donor Designated Fund
- Create a donor designated fund with a gift to Berkeley of $100,000 or more in cash, securities, or other property.
- Make annual fund distribution recommendations to support programs at Berkeley that are important to you.
- Your fund can simplify and streamline your charitable giving to Berkeley by serving as the primary source for your gifts to Berkeley.
- Get an immediate income tax charitable deduction based on the full fair market value of the assets and avoid capital gains tax.
- Optimize your tax benefits by making gifts to your fund at any time without having to make distribution until later.
- The fund assets grow tax-free, are professionally managed, and are invested in institutional-quality no-load mutual funds.
- We administer the fund, make the distributions in the fund’s name, and provide you with all necessary information for tax reporting.
- You can add to the fund at anytime.
*For appreciated assets such as stocks/bonds and real estate held more than one year
For more in-depth information, please call one of our experts at 510-642-6300.