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Details are below, organized by asset type.
Contributions to Vanguard Charitable are irrevocable upon acceptance. The minimum initial gift is $25,000 and the minimum additional gift is $5,000. Contributions initiated on vanguard.com which are submitted in good order on vanguard.com prior to 4:00 p.m., Eastern time, can be processed the same business day. All other contributions must be received in good order by 1:30 p.m., Eastern time, to be processed the same business day.Click here for our Frequently Asked Questions.
Electronic Bank Transfer (EBT)
Wire to: FRB ABA 011001234
Mellon Bank, 500 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15258
Asset held at Vanguard - paperless contributions
After completing a one-time process to link your Vanguard Charitable and Vanguard accounts, you can initiate contributions on vanguard.com
Contributions to Vanguard Charitable can be made through the Vanguard Philanthropic Center if:
Asset held at Vanguard - paper-based authorization
Asset held outside of Vanguard - Security
Asset held outside of Vanguard - Mutual fund
Restricted stock and complex assets
Contributions of complex assets (restricted stock, hedge funds, private equity investments, insurance policies, etc.) require higher contribution minimums and varying (often lengthy) processing timeframes. Some types are accepted on a case-by-case basis. Before initiating a special asset donation, review Donating complex assets for charitable giving and contact us at 888-383-4483.