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Other ways to give

There are many ways to support CVT

Charitable Gifts through your IRA

If you are 70 ½ or older, you can use your IRA to receive tax relief on giving to charities such as CVT. You can do so with a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from your IRA.

The funds are directly transferred from your IRA to CVT and are put to use right away. A QCD generates neither taxable income nor a tax deduction, so you benefit even if you do not itemize your deductions.
Benefits of an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution
  • Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA to our organization
  • Satisfy your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year
  • Reduce your taxable income, even if you do not itemize deductions
  • Make a gift that is not subject to the deduction limits on charitable gifts
  • Help further the work and mission of our organization
How to make an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution
  • Contact your IRA plan administrator and request that a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) be transferred directly to the Center for Victims of Torture.
  • Your IRA funds of cash or stock in any amount (up to $100,000) will be directly transferred to our organization to help continue our important work.
  • Please note that IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution gifts do not qualify for a charitable deduction.
  • Please contact us if you wish for your gift to be used for a specific purpose.
Account numbers
Direct your plan administrator to make the gift using the following information
To Gift Cash
The Center for Victims of Torture 2356 University Ave W., Ste 430 St. Paul, MN 55114 Federal Tax ID: 36-3383933
To Gift Stock
UBS Financial Services Jack Samuels, Client Service Associate 681 East Lake Street Wayzata, MN 55391 952-475-9467 jack.samuels@ubs.com Center for Victims of Torture Account Number: RP 25650 DTC Number: 0221

Donate Stock

When you gift stocks and other securities directly to CVT, you make an outsized impact without taking money directly out of your bank account. Plus, neither you nor we will be taxed on the gains for appreciated assets you donate.

Meet your giving goals, enjoy potential tax benefits, and contribute to the change you want to see.

Donating stock: how it works

It’s easy to gift stock to CVT

Give from your Donor Advised Fund

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a convenient and easy way to organize your charitable contributions.

Setting up a DAF

A DAF gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to CVT and other organizations you most care about. CVT does not directly manage donor-advised funds, however, they can be established at many financial institutions or community foundations. You can then recommend how much and how often money is granted.

Benefits of a DAF

Setting up a DAF qualifies you for a federal income tax charitable deduction when you make gifts to the fund—without immediately having to choose the charities you want to support. If you so choose, you can support a number of charitable organizations without having to keep track of your records for a number of separate contributions.

Donor advised funds: How it works

A step-by-step guide

Making a gift
How to make a gift to CVT from your DAF
  • Be sure to use our legal 501(c)(3) name, “Center for Victims of Torture” and Federal Tax ID: 36-3383933 when making a grant through your DAF.
  • Funds should be distributed to our address, at 2356 University Ave W., Ste 430, St. Paul, MN 55114.
  • Ask your fund to include your name and address on the check sent from the fund so that we can properly thank you, ensure your benefits are current, and share the good news of how your support for CVT is making a difference.