Sample Letter of Authorization to Your Broker


[your address]

Name of broker or banker
Company name

Dear                ,

I wish to make a gift of [number of] shares of [name of company] common stock to Barnard College, a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization, for [purpose – designation of your gift].  Please transfer these shares from my account [# __________] to Barnard College at JPMorgan Chase through the Depository Trust Company (DTC). The DTC instructions are as follows:

JPMorgan Chase
DTC number: 0902
Credit to: Barnard College, Account: P26050

The tax identification number of Barnard College is 13-1628149.

If you have any questions regarding this transfer, please contact me or call Yvette Edlow, Barnard College, Development Office, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, at (212) 870-2520.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.


[your name and signature]

cc: Barnard College
Attn: Yvette Edlow, Development Office
3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212) 870-2520
Fax: (646) 754-8300