Thank you for considering a gift of appreciated securities to support the American Writers Museum. Your gift not only provides important support for the museum, it also allows you to minimize capital gains taxes on securities that have appreciated significantly in value.

Because donor information in electronic transfers is not always complete, please alert us in advance of the stock name and number of shares you plan to give, so that we may acknowledge your gift in a timely fashion. You can do so by emailing Linda Dunlavy, Director of Development, at

Account Information for Gifts of Appreciated Securities


Account Name: American Writers Museum Foundation

Account Number: 8145-1452

DTC Number: 0141

AWM Tax ID Number: 27-1822749

Bank Contact: Bonnie Flood, Client Service Associate II

Wintrust Private Client

(312) 414-3956