How to give through GCF

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

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

Online Giving

Credit Card Contributions online, click here. 

Direct your stock transfers to:

Fidelity Investments 

DTC #0226

Account Number Z43190187

Account Name:   Gaston Community Foundation

Attn: Ernest Sumner (704 864 0927)

Please include the name of the donor

Please notify GCF that the stock transfer has been requested and provide the name of the security and the number of shares transferred.

Without this information we are unable to credit your donation to the correct fund or provide a tax donation letter

If you have any further questions, please contact Angela Micalizzi or (704 864 0927).


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

Mail your check to:

Gaston Community Foundation

P. O. Box 123

Gastonia, NC 28053

Wire Transfer

For wire transfer instructions, please contact Ernest Sumner by email or phone (704 864 0927).


It's easy to include GCF in your will -- click here for sample bequest language.

Gifts with Life Income

There are many ways to make a planned gift, some offering life income. Visit the Gift Law pages of our website to explore charitable gift annuities, remainder trusts, lead trusts and more.


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 123 Gastonia, NC 28053

Street Address:
1201 E. Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054




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