Heart of Gold Society

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SF SPCA Heart of Gold Society: Major Giving

The Heart of Gold Society recognizes those who contribute $1,000 or more each year, providing crucial funding for our lifesaving programs and services. As a member, you are fundamental to the SF SPCA’s ability to save lives and provide innovations in the field of animal welfare. Your Heart of Gold donation helps ensure that all animals are treated with kindness and compassion.

Heart of Gold Society members are invited to our exclusive Heart of Gold event, listed in our annual report, and have the opportunity to schedule private behind-the-scene tours.

Make your gift now to join our Heart of Gold Society

Learn about more ways to make your major gift:

Through a gift of appreciated securities, you may enjoy two significant tax breaks while saving lives of cats and dogs in need. Donors of appreciated securities may receive the following benefits:

  • Pay no capital gains tax on the donated securities
  • Tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities on the date of transfer, regardless of initial value paid


Stock Transfer Instructions:

Our development team can send our broker’s information for stock transfers. Please call us at  (415) 554-3029, or email development@sfspca.org, or mail a letter to 201 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.  It’s helpful when donors provide the following:

a. Name of Donor, address, phone and/or email
b. Name of stock or mutual fund and number of shares
c. Anticipated date of transfer
d. Special instructions, if any

You can send your donation via bank wire transfer as well. Please call us at (415) 554-3029 or email development@sfspca.org for more information.

If you are 70-1/2 years old or greater, a tax-free charitable gift from your IRA of up to $100,000 can count towards your annual minimum distribution requirement without claiming increased income.

Learn more about IRA Charitable Rollovers

A Donor Advised Fund is a great way to manage your charitable giving and optimize financial planning. Learn more.

The San Francisco SPCA is recognized as a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

The Federal EIN (tax ID) number for the San Francisco SPCA is 94-0836580.

Please note the San Francisco SPCA cannot render tax or legal advice, and we recommend consulting a qualified professional for tax or legal advice.

For more information, or to donate offline, contact the Development Team at 415-554-3029 or development@sfspca.org.

Questions about your Heart of Gold membership?

Please contact Development@sfspca.org or call (415) 554-3029.

2019 Heart of Gold Society Reception at Greens Restaurant

Photos by David Wong @ DVpix.NET

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