Stocks and Mutual Funds | Wisconsin Public Television

Stocks and Mutual Funds

Thank you for your interest in support of Wisconsin Public Television. To help you facilitate a gift of stock, please use the following three simple steps:

Step 1: Initiate the Stock Transfer
Securities can be gifted to WPT in two ways: either via electronic transfer (in which your broker shares using the Wisconsin Public Television DTC number) or by physically mailing the paper certificates to WPT. Either method is acceptable, but it is necessary for you to contact your broker to initiate the transfer. Click here to download a sample letter for your use.

Step 2: Send the Securities to Wisconsin Public Television
If Sending Electronically:
Ask your broker to donate through Robert W. Baird & Co., and they will sell the stock through the Charitable Stock Donation Program. Please use the following transfer instructions:

DTC Number: 0547
Account Name: Friends of Wisconsin Public Television (Tax I.D. Number 23-7300462)
Account Number: 34-89-7527

Robert W. Baird & Co.
c/o: Sandy Gehler
8000 Excelsior Dr., Suite 302
Madison, WI 53717-1914
Telephone: (608) 830-3500
Fax: (608) 830-3550

If Sending by Registered Mail:
Mail your UNENDORSED certificate(s) with a Stock Power Form and a Stock Waiver Form in separate envelopes, by registered mail, to:

Friends of Wisconsin Public Television
c/o: Clint Walz
Senior Manager of Philanthropy
821 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706

NOTE: Certificates already registered in the name of Wisconsin Public Television do not require either the stock waiver or stock power of execution of the transfer.

Step 3: Notify Wisconsin Public Television by Filling Out the Form Below 
Each time a gift of stock is donated, regardless of the method chosen to deliver a gift of stock, information about the gift is needed for audit and gift acknowledgment purposes.

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