Giving to the Bicycle Coalition

Founded in 1972, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is a qualified 501(c)3 non-profit.

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All the Ways to Give

Our tax ID number (EIN) is 23-2586631. Checks can be made payable to our full name, or simply BCGP. Our mailing address is 1500 Walnut Street, Suite 1107, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

Beyond our standard membership, below are additional ways to support the Bicycle Coalition, including gifts of stock and gifts to our youth cycling program.

 

Sustainer Gifts

Recurring donations— whether as a standard membership or one of our higher giving levels— can be made monthly via credit card. Giving monthly is a great way to stay a current member and reduces our overhead, allowing us to use more of your gift for our work.

Champion Circle and Paceline

Investing in our work annually at the $250 level or above advances our mission exponentially and offers benefits like special invitations and pre-registrations above and beyond our standard membership.

Gift Memberships

Purchase a membership for that cyclist in your life.

Tribute Gifts

Tribute Gifts

One time gifts can be made in honor or memory of a loved one online or sent by check to our offices. We’re happy to let a contact of your choosing know about your tribute.

Supporting Bicycle Coalition Youth Cycling (BCYC)

Whether you give a program donation, sponsor the team or support the Leadout Fund or Scholarship Fund, you’re making a difference for Philadelphia youth.

In-Kind Donations for Youth Cycling

Support the Youth Cycling Leadout Fund

Support the BCYC ScholArship Fund

GIVING THROUGH YOUR EMPLOYER

The Bicycle Coalition participates in regional United Way Campaign and efforts like the Combined City Campaigns of Philadelphia.

MATCHING GIFTS

Be sure to ask your employer if they match donations— this can double the impact of your gift! Your employer may need to verify that we are a qualified institution or that your donation was received, and may require that you fill out a form as part of the process. Any questions can be directed to us via email.

Additional Ways to Give

Gifts of Stock

Send the designated securities to Depository Trust Co, DTC code 0062 in care of Vanguard Brokerage Account. Our Account number is 55832869 and account name is Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. After triggering your gift of securities, be sure to contact us via email with the kind of stock and number of shares you donated to aid us in identification of your gift.

Planned Giving

Putting the Bicycle Coalition in your will as a simple bequest ensures that our advocacy will continue to provide opportunities for generations to come. Please contact us via email for sample language and to discuss any type of recognition or special use.

IRA Distributions

Naming the Bicycle Coalition as a recipient of your mandatory IRA distribution can provide you with additional tax advantages. Be sure to discuss with your financial advisor and notify us prior to triggering the distribution.

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