The How-tos of Giving

MaineCF can accept a wide variety of assets as gifts; instructions for the most commons ways of giving are provided below.

Interested in exploring creative options for giving? Read about gifts of life insurance, retirement assets, and more in the Planned Gifts section.

Stock Transfer

Please visit this our Gifts of Stock page for detailed instructions on how to give a gift of stock. If you have any further questions, please contact Donor Services at  (207) 412-2003 or email Karen Hartt.


Please make your check payable to the Maine Community Foundation, and note the name of the fund you are donating to in the memo line. 

Mail your check to:
Maine Community Foundation
245 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605

Wire Transfer

For wire transfer instructions, please contact Karen Hartt by phone: (207) 412-2003, or email


It's easy to include MaineCF in your will — we even have sample bequest language for you to use.

Gifts with Life Income

There are many ways to make a planned gift, some offering life income. Explore how you can make a planned gift through charitable gift annuities, remainder trusts, lead trusts, and more.