Give to the Folger

Tax Information

The Folger's Federal Employer Tax ID number is 04-2103542. The Folger Shakespeare Library is administered by a Board of Governors under the auspices of Amherst College, founder Henry Clay Folger’s alma mater. Therefore, the Trustees of Amherst College are the official body under which the Folger is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) of the tax code.

Ways to support the Folger


Give Now

Online

Make a gift today through our website.

 

By Phone

To make a gift by credit card over the phone during regular business hours (Monday – Friday 8:45 – 4:45), call the Development Office at 202.675.0359.

 

By Mail

Checks, made payable to the Folger Shakespeare Library can be sent to:

                    Advancement Office
                    Folger Shakespeare Library
                    201 East Capitol Street, SE
                    Washington, DC 20003-1004

 

Gifts of Stock

Gifts of stock or securities held in a Merrill Lynch or Morgan Stanley Smith Barney account can be transferred directly to:
 
 
                      Merrill Lynch Account: # 72F-03001
 
                      Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Account: # 357-901953-208
 
 
All other securities can be transferred through:
 
                      Depository Trust Company (DTC):
                      National Financial Services - SSGM
                      DTC # 0226
                      Account # ABE-073660
                      Amherst College Gift Account
                      Reference: Gift from Donor name                   
                      Attention: Mark Brooks
                                            State Street Corporation
                      Phone:  816.871.7845

Please alert Cari Mozur, Associate Director of Development, at 202.548.8777 or cmozur@folger.edu, to what security is being donated, number of shares and how you would like your gift designated.  
 

Wire Transfers

Domestic transfers should be directed to:

                         Wells Fargo Bank, NA
                         Routing Transit Number (RTN): 121000248
                         Account Name: Trustees of Amherst College
                         Account #: 2100012445920
                         Bank Address: 420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94104.

International wire transfers should be directed to:

                        Wells Fargo Bank, NA
                        CHIPS Participant Code: 0407
                        SWIFT Code: WFBIUS6S
                        Account Name: Trustees of Amherst College
                        Account #: 2100012445920
                        SWIFT Bank Address: 525 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
                        Routing Transit Number (RTN): 121000248

                        Contact Name: Danita Armstrong
                        E-Mail: danita.armstrong@wellsfargo.com
                        Phone: 212.214.6846

Please alert Cari Mozur, Associate Director of Development, at 202.548.8777 or cmozur@folger.edu, to what security is being donated, number of shares and how you would like your gift designated.  

IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are 70½ or older, you can make donations of any amount totaling up to $100,000 a year by directly transferring funds from your IRA to a qualified charity such as the Folger Shakespeare Library. Please note that memberships paid through an IRA rollover gift are not eligible to receive benefits.

Contact your IRA administrator to make a tax-free IRA charitable rollover gift in support of the Folger today. Your administrator should make a check payable to the Folger Shakespeare Library and mail it to:

                    Advancement Office
                    Folger Shakespeare Library
                    201 East Capitol Street, SE
                    Washington, DC 20003-1004

More information about IRA rollover gifts

 

Thank you for your support!

 





Tax Information

The Folger's Federal Employer Tax ID number is 04-2103542. The Folger Shakespeare Library is administered by a Board of Governors under the auspices of Amherst College, founder Henry Clay Folger’s alma mater. Therefore, the Trustees of Amherst College are the official body under which the Folger is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) of the tax code.