Gifts of Stock

Gifts of appreciated securities typically carry benefits not associated with gifts made by check, cash, or credit card.

If you would like to notify Bowdoin of your intent to initiate a stock transfer or provide special instructions, please complete the following form. If you have any questions, please contact the Development Office at 207-725-3094 or via email at

Please note that standard methods of giving stock do not apply in the case of: physical stock certificates, direct registration shares, closely-held stock, stocks held on a foreign exchange, or mutual funds. For specialty instructions, contact Joanna Baumgarten at 207-798-7156.

DTC Instructions for Transferring Securities (stocks, bonds & marketable assets):

Broker: J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
Account Reps: Monica Eberle / Patrick Linder
PH: (877) 876-7861 / (302) 634-3942

DTC Number: 0902
Account #: P72500
FFC to Bowdoin Account #: M47003005
Bowdoin College Tax I.D. # 01-0215213

Notes: When transferring stock to Bowdoin College, please request your broker attach a trailer to the transaction stating your name.

Download the stock transfer instructions here.

This form is for notification purposes only, you will need to authorize your broker to transfer the securities to Bowdoin.

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