Berks County Community Foundation Properties, Inc. is a stand alone nonprofit corporation that accepts donations of property or real estate.

When you donate property through BCCF Properties, Inc., you get an immediate tax deduction and can use the proceeds from the sale of the property to:

    Establish a charitable fund to support a cause you care about;
    Supplement an existing charitable fund;
    Help a public benefit agency directly by making a lump-sum gift to them.

Real Estate

Residential property, commercial or industrial sites, and undeveloped land are attractive assets for charitable giving. You can contribute a piece of real estate, or a partial interest in a piece of real estate through BCCF Properties, Inc. Some donors chose to contribute property through BCCF Properties, Inc. while retaining the right to live there during their lifetime.

Donors are entitled to deduct the value of the asset, though the determination of that value may require independent assistance.

Other Property

Virtually anything of value can be donated to charity. Boats, cars, artwork, even horses have been used to establish philanthropic legacies. There are special rules that apply to the donation of personal property, and you should discuss your plans with a professional advisor ahead of time.

To determine the method, or mix of methods, that make the most sense for structuring a gift through Berks County Community Foundation, this information should be reviewed with a competent financial, tax or estate planner.

Berks County Community Foundation does not actively seek donations from outside of Pennsylvania. All information on this website related to seeking donations to Berks County Community Foundation is void where prohibited by law.

Berks County Community Foundation develops, manages and distributes funds for charitable purposes in the community. The official registration and financial information of Berks County Community Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania.

Berks County Community Foundation Properties, Inc. accepts gifts of property for charitable purposes in the community. The official registration and financial information of Berks County Community Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania.