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Crypto donations are one of the most tax-efficient ways to support the ISS National Lab and our mission to bring value to our nation through space-based research and technology development.
Crypto Donation FAQs:
Contributing cryptocurrency is a secure, simple, and speedy process. Utilizing the donation form available on this page streamlines the charitable giving experience into three swift steps:
After making a contribution, you will receive an automatically generated tax receipt. This receipt will be sent to the email address you provide after a certain amount of confirmations of the transaction on the blockchain. This confirmation serves as a crucial step in accurately calculating your taxes and closing the loop on your donation.
Crypto donations are a reliably tax-efficient way to give to charity. Your crypto donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law if you pay taxes in the U.S. By making a charitable gift, you may also be eligible to significantly reduce what you would otherwise owe in capital gains taxes.
This is because donating cryptocurrency is a non-taxable event, meaning you do not owe capital gains tax on the appreciated amount and can deduct it on your taxes. This makes Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrency donations one of the most tax-efficient ways to support the ISS National Lab.
When you donate through our portal with The Giving Block, you will be prompted to submit your email to receive an automatic tax receipt.
We accept more than 80 different cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum. For a complete list of cryptocurrencies accepted, please refer to the dropdown menu on our donation tool through The Giving Block.
Donating stock is another tax-savvy way to support our groundbreaking science onboard the ISS while realizing significant tax savings.
Donating stock is a secure and straightforward process. To make a gift, follow these five steps using the donation form on this page:
Once you make your donation, you will receive an email notification from The Giving Block that your gift is being processed. Occasionally, additional steps with your broker may be required. The email will include instructions on any additional steps.
Stock donations are typically processed within 6-8 business days through The Giving Block in partnership with Renaissance Charitable Foundation, with possible delays during December or when dealing with restricted stock.
We currently welcome publicly traded, domestic common stock.
Yes! Donating stocks is a highly tax-efficient way to support ISS National Lab. Your stock donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law if you pay taxes in the U.S. Additionally, making a charitable gift may offer you the opportunity to substantially decrease potential capital gains taxes.
For specific tax advice, we recommend consulting with a qualified tax advisor.
Maximize your charitable impact by recommending a gift to the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space™ (manager of the ISS National Lab) through your Donor Advised Fund (DAF).
Donating through your Donor Advised Fund is a simple and secure process. To make a gift, follow these five steps using the donation form on this page:
Once you make your donation, an automatically generated receipt will be sent to your provided email.
If you have questions about making a gift, please contact our philanthropy department at [email protected].
*Please consult your tax advisor or financial planner to determine your tax benefits. The information provided here is presented solely as general educational information and is not intended to be a substitute for professional tax or legal advice.
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