How Your Contribution Helps
Your contributions are essential to support the work Palo Alto Humane does on behalf of animals. As a 501(c)3 charitable organization, Palo Alto Humane is funded entirely by donations, which are tax-deductible.
The Palo Alto Humane Employee Identification Number (EIN) is 94-1358297
Gifts of Current Assets, Bequests, and other testamentary possibilities to consider:
Stocks and Bonds
Donate your car, truck, RV, motorcycle, or boat (and earn a tax deduction) with the CARS vehicle donation service. Call CARS at 855-500-RIDE (7433), or fill out a form on our Palo Alto Humane CARS website.
Employer Matching Gift Programs
Matching gifts are a type of philanthropy in which companies financially match donations that their employee make to qualified nonprofit organizations. When you make a donation to Palo Alto Humane, you may be able to request a matching donation from your employer. Often companies match donations on a 1:1 basis, but some may match at even higher ratios. Check out your company program. It’s an easy way to increase your impact on our work and enable us to help even more animals! To learn more about employer matching gift programs, click here.
Including Palo Alto Humane in your long-term estate plans is simple and could provide you more financial flexibility. Your long-term support could leave a lasting impact on animals for generations to come. Some examples include:
Suggested Language for Your Will or Living Trust
Once you have decided to include Palo Alto Humane in your estate plan, you can include simple language to indicate your wishes:
A specific gift amount:
I give, devise, and bequeath to Palo Alto Humane, P.O. Box 60715, Palo Alto, CA 94306, Nonprofit Tax ID: 94-1358297 [the sum of $ _______] or [________% or my estate], or [________ shares of stock in _______ company] or [my real property, parcel number #_____ or located at _________].
A residual gift*:
I give, devise and bequeath to Palo Alto Humane, P.O. Box 60715, Palo Alto, CA 94306, Nonprofit Tax ID: 94-1358297 [all or a percentage] of the residue in my estate.
*Residue is defined as that which remains after debts and expenses of administration. Legacies and all other devises have been satisfied.
This information is not intended, as, nor should it be relied on, as financial or legal advice. For advice or assistance with your specific situation, please contact your attorney or financial adviser.