Gifts of Securities

Gifts of Securities

Gifts of securities are a tax efficient way to make a charitable donation!   In 2006, capital gains on donations of publicly traded securities were eliminated; making this fantastic for you as a donor and as a result, your gift can have greater impact. 

What counts as Securities?

Shares, bonds, mutual funds, and any securities traded on a public market in Canada or the United States qualify.  Excluded are shares in private corporations and stock options. 

How to make a gift of Securities:

  1. Download the Authorization Form
  2. Mail the Authorization Form to: 

CIBC Wood Gundy Inc.
Attn:  Tom Neufeld
1000 – One Lombard Place
Winnipeg, MB  R3B 3N9

  1. Upon receipt, securities will be sold and the proceeds will be credited to the Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute (MBCI) account
  2. CIBC Wood Gundy Inc. will inform MBCI of the donation
  3. MBCI will issue and mail a tax deductible charitable donation receipt

Read more to learn about the tax advantages of donating securities.