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Stocks and Other Securities

If you are making a gift through stocks or securities, use the following procedures to complete the gift.

If the certificate(s) are held by you:
  • Send your certificate(s) by certified mail or by overnight carrier, without any endorsement, assignment or other notations to Trinity Lutheran Seminary.
  • Enclose a letter stating the purpose of the gift.
  • In a separate envelope, using the same carrier as employed with the certificate(s), send a stock/bond power endorsed in blank; that is, filling in only your signature but no other information. Your name should appear exactly as it does on the face of the certificate(s). If possible, include a copy of the letter you sent with your certificate(s).

If the securities are held by a bank or broker:
  • You can authorize your bank or broker, in writing, that you wish to make a gift/transfer of (number of) shares of (name of security) to be designated to Trinity Lutheran Seminary for the purpose of ________.
  • Provide your bank or broker with Trinity’s electronic transfer instructions, which can be mailed to you by calling (614) 384-4658.
Please send a copy of your authorization letter to:

Office of Development
Trinity Lutheran Seminary
2199 East Main Street
Columbus, Ohio 43209