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AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop (at no cost to you). Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same as It offers the same products, same prices, same service. AmazonSmile logo

Donor Advised Fund

donor advised fund provides a convenient method of charitable giving that makes it easy for donors to dedicate funds to support their favorite nonprofit organization.  It allows individuals, families, and businesses to make tax-deductible charitable donations of cash, publicly-traded stock, and in some cases, certain illiquid assets, to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program.DAF Direct logo

Gifts of Stock

Giving appreciated securities helps FIRST and may provide additional tax benefits to you too!

When you donate securities to FIRST, you receive the same tax benefits as making a cash gift, but with the added benefit of avoiding capital gains tax on the securities you transfer. Making a gift of stock to support our mission is as easy as instructing your broker to transfer the shares directly to FIRST.

To donate stock to FIRST please contact FIRST Development for a copy of our detailed instructions.

Wills, Trusts, Gift Annuities, Insurance

With a planned gift to FIRST, you can combine your desire to give to charity with your overall financial, tax, and estate planning goals. Planned giving gives you a special connection with FIRST. You will help inspire and educate the next generation of science and technology leaders—for now, and for years to come. Contact us via email or call us at 1-800-871-8326 to discuss your legacy today.

Donate by Mail

You may send your check made payable to FIRST, to:

FIRST Finance
200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101

If you wish, you may indicate the purpose of your gift on the check or in an accompanying letter.

Donate by Phone

Using MasterCard, Visa, or American Express over the phone, or to request an invoice for making a donation, call FIRST Finance at 1-800-871-8326, ext. 563.

FIRST is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity and donations to FIRST are tax-deductible to the extent provided by current IRS tax laws and regulations (EIN # 22-2990908).
For the 15th consecutive year, FIRST has achieved a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for consistently executing its mission in a fiscally responsible way. This rating places FIRST in the top 1% of all charities evaluated by Charity Navigator.


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