Donating property to a nonprofit organization
A gift of real estate could lead to significant savings on income or estate taxes. You may receive a charitable income tax deduction for the appraised value of the property. You would also be freed from paying real estate taxes, maintenance costs and insurance on the property, as well as capital gains taxes on the property’s appreciation.
You may be interested in making a real estate donation to a charity like St. Jude Children's Research Hospital if:
- You own property that has appreciated in value since you acquired it.
- You have owned the property for more than one year.
- You would like to be free from paying real estate taxes and the costs of insurance and upkeep on a property.
ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material is prepared and made available to you for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide or be relied upon for tax, legal or accounting advice. You should always consult a tax professional to determine your particular tax benefits that may result from any particular type of gift to charity.
Why donate real estate to St. Jude?
Families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — so they can focus on helping their child live.
Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened in 1962. St. Jude won't stop until no child dies from cancer.
St. Jude shares its discoveries with doctors and scientists in your community and around the world, so every child saved at St. Jude means thousands more children are also saved.
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Our Gift Planning department has a representative in your area who can provide further information on donating real estate to charity or help you prepare the right questions to ask your financial advisor to determine what type of planned gift may be right for you. Email email@example.com, call (800) 395-1087, or fill out the form below, and a St. Jude representative will contact you.