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IRAs (Qualified Charitable Distributions)

IRA Charitable Rollover | Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD)

How to make a QCD from your IRA

To make a QCD, direct your IRA administrator to issue a check payable to "SDSU Research Foundation for KPBS." Our federal tax identification number is 95-6042721 and checks can be mailed to:

KPBS Public Media
5200 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-5400

Please also be sure to include your name, address, telephone number, and "QCD" with your check, so we can identify your KPBS account and send you the proper tax letter.

Please note that IRA charitable rollover gifts do not qualify for a charitable deduction.

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KPBS Public Media
5200 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-1515

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KPBS is a not-for-profit organization under Internal Revenue Code section 501 C(3). San Diego State University Research Foundation Federal Tax ID Number: 956042721