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Information on Donating Securities to Charities

The benefits of making a charitable donation to Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) are countless — you will help protect significant sites throughout the Kawarthas, create corridors for wildlife, and increase the number of sites you can access on walking trails, all while saving on your income tax.

The tax incentives for gifting publicly traded securities are very attractive — this includes stocks, bonds, and mutual funds containing stocks listed on approved stock exchanges.

When you donate securities to Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) to protect the regions’ natural and working lands, you are exempt from paying capital gains taxes.

The tax incentives are very attractive for gifting publicly traded securities. They include stocks, bonds and mutual funds containing stocks listed on approved stock exchanges. You are exempt from paying capital gains tax when you choose to donate to KLT with securities. To make gift of securities please complete our Gift of Securities Form or read more about donating securities to charity:
*Please note KLT does not recommend a particular financial services provider. This information was provided to us by one of our donors and we thought the information is worth sharing. We recommend that you speak to a licensed advisor, accountant or lawyer if you have questions about your personal finance.

"A gift of securities is a win-win!"

- David Cation, KLT Donor & Volunteer​

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If you have any questions about how to give, we will help you find the perfect way.

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