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. 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:

  1. 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

2. For your gift to be delivered into our account, please provide your broker with our account information:

DTC – 0164
Charles Schwab & Company
For A/C of San Francisco SPCA (Stock Gift Account)
Account # 9420-5987
Contact: FEG, 201 East Fifth Street, Suite 1600, Cincinnati, OH 45202, (513) 977-4400, cis@feg.com

You can send your donation via bank wire transfer as well.

1. Please call us at (415) 554-3029, or email development@sfspca.org, or mail a letter to SF SPCA Development, 201 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 to provide the following:

a. Name of Donor, address, phone and/or email
b. Amount
c. Date
d. Name of sending bank/institution

Transfer Information:

To the account of: San Francisco SPCA “Donations”
First Republic Bank
101 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94111
Bank Contact: Janina Pulido, (415) 288-7503, jpulido@firstrepublic.com
Account number: 80007384730
ABA / Routing number: 321 081 669
Please indicate in the notes field that this is a donation and include the donor(s) name.

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.

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