Gifts of Cash



To pay by credit card, please call (773) 420-1660


Send your check or credit card information to:
The Thomas Foundation
P.O. Box 15400
Chicago, Illinois 60615

Checks should be made payable to The Thomas Foundation. Please indicate how you’d like your gift to be used.

Wire transfer

When making a gift of cash via wire transfer, please notify The Thomas Foundation at (773) 420-1660 when the transfer is initiated. Please also reference the donor’s name and the purpose of the gift in the wire transfer instructions:

Account Name: The Thomas Foundation
Bank Name: Bank of America, N.A.
ABA #: 026009593
Account #: 2260 0568 8803

Gifts of Marketable Securities

You may make gifts using publicly traded securities which have appreciated in value. You will be able to claim a charitable deduction for the full market value of the securities on the date the gift is made.

It is important that you or your broker notify The Thomas Foundation of your gift and that your broker reference your name in the DTC transfer instructions.

Electronic stock transfer via DTC

Account Name: The Thomas Foundation
Bank Name: Merrill Lynch
DTC#: 8862
Account #: 5TL02760
Donor’s name, address, name of security, number of shares, gift purpose

Matching Gifts

Matching gift benefits can double, sometimes triple, the impact of your gift. If your employer offers matching gifts, request a matching gift form, which is often available through your company’s human resources department.

The Thomas Foundation—EIN 38-4033471