Outright Gift or Bargain Sale
Turn Your Treasures Into a Charitable Legacy
The Huntington gratefully accepts gifts of tangible personal property such as art, rare, books, and manuscripts. These gifts must be approved in advance by a member of our curatorial staff—please contact us today to determine if The Huntington is the right place for your personal property gift.
Ways to Use Property as a Donation
An outright gift. This allows you to benefit our work today and receive a federal income tax charitable deduction when you itemize.
A gift in your will or living trust. You can leave a legacy at The Huntington by donating property to us through your will or living trust.
A bargain sale. You can sell us your property for less than the fair market value of the item. For example, if you sell us an antique for $25,000 that is worth $50,000, you will receive a federal income tax charitable deduction of $25,000 plus the payment from us of $25,000.
A memorial or tribute gift. If you have a friend or family member whose life has been touched by The Huntington, consider making a gift to us in his or her name.
- Contact Cris Lutz at 626.405.2212 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on giving a gift of personal property.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include The Huntington in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
Address: 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108
Federal Tax ID Number: 95-1644589
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The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.