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Become an active investor in the John Locke Foundation and Donate Online today. Help the John Locke Foundation transform government by promoting the core principles of competition, innovation, personal freedom, and personal responsibility with your tax-deductible donation. You can make a difference!

Consider investing in the future of liberty in North Carolina by joining our Legacy Society. Make the John Locke Foundation a charitable beneficiary of your will, living trust, retirement plan, or life insurance policy. Read about how you can benefit from converting your traditional IRA into a Roth IRA on our IRA Options page.

Ways to Contribute

Make a One-Time Donation

Put your gift to work right away by making an online contribution to the John Locke Foundation using your credit card or bank account. Any amount is appreciated.

Stock Donation

Save on both income and capital gains taxes with a gift of securities to the John Locke Foundation. Transferring securities (stocks or bonds) to the John Locke Foundation allows you to make a gift and receive a charitable deduction equal to the full fair-market value of the securities. You pay no capital gains on your gift, and neither does the John Locke Foundation.

Planned Gift Donation

Join the John Locke Foundation's Legacy Society by making an estate or planned gift to ensure that the Foundation remains a permanent voice in North Carolina for individual liberty, free enterprise, and limited, accountable government. Such gifts include, but are not limited to, bequests by will or living trust, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, a designation in a retirement plan or life insurance policy, and gifts of real estate.

Other Ways To Give

Through Your IRA

Members age 70 1/2 or older can support the John Locke Foundation.

Matching Gifts

Many employers agree to match the personal charitable donations of their employees with an equal or greater corporate contribution. Find out if you can double your contribution to the John Locke Foundation with a matching gift.

Real Estate

Gifts of appreciated property can reduce capital gains taxes while generating charitable income tax deductions.

Closely Held Stock

Gifting this appreciated property can reduce capital gains taxes while generating charitable income tax deductions.

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