Giving at MoCA

Make a Gift to MoCA CT’s Annual Fund

You make it possible for MoCA CT to bring arts to the community. Thank you for your support.

All cash donations to the MoCA CT Annual Fund are 100% tax-deductible. MoCA CT’s Audited Financial Statements are available for review and can be accessed on our Financials page.

Additional ways to support MoCA include:

Gifts of Stocks & Securities

With a donation of individual stock or mutual fund assets, individuals may be able to receive valuable tax benefits as well.

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MoCA Westport welcomes gifts of stock and securities. Instead of a cash donation, support through a gift of appreciated securities allows you to make a tax-deductible gift at full market value, while avoiding the capital gains taxes that might be associated with a sale.


How it Works

Transfer shares of appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds you have owned for more than one year to MoCA. Proceeds from the sale of your securities fund our exhibitions, arts and education programs.

Transfer Instructions

MoCA Westport respectfully requests all donors of stock (or their financial advisors) to please contact us at or call 203.222.7070, to advise of any incoming gift of securities. Please provide the name of the stock and ticker symbol, the number of shares being transferred to MoCA Westport, and the purpose for which the stock gift is intended. There are immediate sale instructions for all gifts of securities to MoCA.

For all stock/ securities gifts please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal Name: MoCA Westport
Address: 19 Newtown Turnpike, Westport, CT 06880
Federal Tax ID Number: 06-0890501

Matching Gifts

With a matching gift, you can double your support to MoCA CT by making your donation go further through matching programs.

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Did you know you can multiply your impact at MoCA Westport? Your employer may support mission-driven organizations such as ours by matching your contribution and making it go further.

How it Works

Please contact your Human Resources department to find out if your company offers a matching gift program. For more information about matching gift donations, please contact us at

Legal Name: MoCA Westport
Address: 19 Newtown Turnpike, Westport, CT 06880
Federal Tax ID Number: 06-0890501

Planned Giving

With many opportunities for planned giving, you can help leave a lasting legacy for future generations with MoCA.

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Organizations endure thanks to the vision and planning of so many. Making a planned gift to MoCA Westport will ensure that your support and commitment lives on for years to come. Not only can this type of gift be economically advantageous for your family, but it also preserves your legacy as a supporter of the arts in Westport. Below are some examples of planned gifts.

Private Foundation or Donor Advised Fund

A donor advised fund, which is like a charitable savings account, gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to MoCA Westport. You can recommend a grant or recurring grants now to make an immediate impact or use your fund as a tool for future charitable gifts.


Bequests can be made in the form of cash, securities, art, or other property.

Charitable Remainder Unitrust

A charitable remainder unitrust is an irrevocable trust that pays a fixed percentage of the value of its holdings each year to a beneficiary. Assets in such trusts can be distributed to charities named in the trust.

Charitable Lead Unitrust

A charitable lead unitrust is an irrevocable trust in which the assets are transferred to a trust set up to pay a fixed percentage of its assets to the charity named in the trust.

Other Gifts

Gifts of life insurance or other retirement plan assets can also be bequeathed to a charity.

To see if these strategies are beneficial for you please consult with your financial adviser, tax or estate professional. For more information or to discuss making a gift to MoCA CT, please contact us at or (203) 222-7070. 

Giving FAQs

Your support enables us to share our exhibitions and programs with visitors from Westport and beyond, helping the widest possible audience understand and enjoy modern and contemporary art. A member of our Development team would be delighted to speak with you about your interest in giving to MoCA CT. 

How to Donate:


You can make a gift right now to The Annual Fund or to support MoCA Westport’s programming.

If you have any difficulty giving online, we’re here to help! Please call (203) 222-7070 during our office hours.

By check

Checks can be made payable to “MoCA CT” and mailed to the attention of:

19 Newtown Turnpike
Westport, CT 06880

For your reference, MoCA Westport’s Federal Tax ID is:  06-0890501.

By securities, stock, DAF, Crypto or wire transfer

MoCA CT gladly accepts gifts of stocks, securities, DAF, Crypto and wire transfers through Better.Giving. To request instructions for sending your gift of appreciated securities, please contact us at or (203) 222-7070.

Through a Donor Advised Fund

Support MoCA CT by making a donation through a Donor Advised Fund. You can recommend a grant or recurring grants now to make an immediate impact or use your fund as a tool for future charitable gifts.

Visit Your Fund

MoCA CT is not able to provide tax/financial advice and encourages you to ask your tax advisor how a gift of cash, appreciated stock, or a qualified charitable distribution from your IRA can benefit you. Gifts to a donor-advised fund (DAF) do not qualify for the higher deduction; however, you may still recommend a gift from your DAF to MoCA CT.

MoCA CT is a 501(c)3 organization.

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