Memorials and Tributes
If you have a loved one with a passion for the ocean, a memorial or tribute gift to the Monterey Bay Aquarium is a meaningful way to honor your friend or family member, and your gift will make a difference for the ocean.
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When Sarah's father passed away, she knew she wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for him. She remembered that during his lifetime he was always praising the Aquarium for its tireless efforts to better his community. To honor him, Sarah decided to make a gift to the Aquarium in her father's name using appreciated securities. Not only will her father's legacy live on at the Aquarium thanks to the gift and a commemorative plaque, but Sarah also received a federal income tax charitable deduction (because she itemizes her taxes) and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.
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- Contact Mary Mullen at 831-648-4913 or email@example.com for additional information on creating a memorial gift at the Aquarium.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you make a memorial gift to the Aquarium through your estate, please use our legal name and Federal Tax ID.
Legal Name: Monterey Bay Aquarium
Address: 886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
Federal Tax ID Number: 94-2487469
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.