How to Give

Not only do you have options for how your gift will be used, you also have options on what to give and how to give. There are gifts that cost you nothing now, gifts that pay you income, and gifts that allow you to decide what happens when.

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Gifts of Stock

One of the biggest tax advantages in charitable giving continues to be the double benefit donors get when donating appreciated assets to The Epsilon Educational Endowment instead of cash. By giving appreciated assets (like stocks held for more than one year), you'll get a charitable tax deduction for the full value of the asset and avoid any capital gains tax that would have applied if you had sold the stock and made your gift in cash.

Please provide the following information in your request when directing your broker to transfer your shares to Alpha Epsilon:

  • The Epsilon Educational Endowment
  • 2746 Beechwood Dr SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI  49506
  • EIN: 23-7010656
  • Alpha Epsilon's DTC Number: 0226
  • Alpha Epsilon's Account Name: Epsilon Educational Endowment
  • Alpha Epsilon's FBO Account Number: Z40-054304

It is important to notify The Epsilon Educational Endowment of the specifics of this transaction (stock name, share quantity, gift designation) so we can credit your gift appropriately. Please contact Steve Starnes, E'01 by phone at 616-802-4462 or email