Ways to Give


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By Mail

Please make checks payable to Breaking Ground, and mail to:

External Affairs Department
Breaking Ground
505 Eighth Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Stock/Securities Transfer

Marketable securities held in a brokerage or trust account generally should be transferred to Breaking Ground through the DTC process outlined below.

First, have your broker call 212.389.9377 or fax 212.389.9310 to notify Breaking Ground and begin the transfer process. The broker should provide the following information:

  • Name of brokerage firm or trust company
  • Name of broker, phone and fax number
  • Number of shares and name of security
  • Intended date of transfer
  • Name of donor
  • Intended designation for gift

Unless otherwise instructed by Breaking Ground, process delivery through DTC to:

Participant # 2027
Agent Bank ID # 94866
Wells Fargo Account # 3525898277
Account Name Common Ground HDFC
Institution # 94866

By Wire Transfer

Bank Name & Address JPMorgan Chase Bank
4 New York Plaza, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Account Name Breaking Ground HDFC Operating Account
Account # 904-145468
SWIFT # CHASUS 33 (Include only if wire is international)
ABA Routing # 021-000021

Other Ways to Give

Matching Gifts
Many companies match their employees charitable donations. Ask your company about matching gift opportunities.

Honor/Memorial Gifts
Gifts can be made to Breaking Ground in tribute or memory of someone special. We will send a notification of your gift, so please be sure to include a name and address with your donation.

Charitable Bequests
Plan now, through a bequest, to reduce potential tax burdens and ensure that more of your estate goes to support the issues and organizations you care about.

Special Event Gifts
In lieu of gifts at your next event or celebration, ask your guests to make a donation to Breaking Ground.

Your payment and personal contact information will be kept strictly CONFIDENTIAL and will NOT be shared with any other party or mailing list.

Breaking Ground is recognized by the IRS as a non-profit organization under Sec.501(c)(3) of the IRS code (Tax ID # 11-3048002). Your gift is deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Contributions can be accepted in any amount and may be personal or corporate. Click here to view Breaking Ground’s most recent IRS Form 990.

Event Donations
If you would like to make a donation for a future silent auction or gift bag, please contact Vanessa Miller at vmiller@breakingground.org.

Underwrite a portion of an event
If you would like to support Breaking Ground by underwriting a future event, please contact Jeff Scheuer at jscheuer@breakingground.org to learn about sponsorship opportunities.