To give a stock certificate you hold:
- Provide a letter of instruction that includes the unendorsed certificate(s), date, and name(s) and address(es) of donors. Note that the stock gift is a gift to Johns Hopkins and the area(s) it will support. Include the signature(s) as listed on the stock certificate.
- Request a stock power form from your financial institution. (If you are unable to obtain a stock power form, contact the Office of Gift Planning at 410-516-7954 or 800-548-1268 or firstname.lastname@example.org to have one provided to you.) Complete a form for each certificate, and take it to your bank for a medallion signature guarantee. Remember to bring a photo ID, sign the form in front of the bank staff using the same name(s) that appear on the stock certificate, and date the form.
- Send in two separate envelopes by mail (one, the unendorsed stock certificate(s) and two, the stock power form and letter of instruction) to the address below:
Johns Hopkins Office of Gift Planning
San Martin Center, 2nd Floor
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218