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Since April 2022, Ownership Works has partnered with over 20 investment firms that have created wealth-building opportunities for more than 65,000 employees at 50 companies.
By 2030, we anticipate that the shared ownership movement will:
  • Create hundreds of thousands of new employee-owners
  • Generate at least $20 billion of wealth for low- and moderate-income households and people of color


Explore several Frequently Asked Questions about making a financial contribution to Ownership Works. For questions not answered below, please reach out to Michael McHugh at
Yes, Ownership Works is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization that is supported exclusively by charitable donations from foundations, businesses, and individual donors. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your donation acknowledgment letter as your official record. Ownership Works will send this to you upon receipt of your donation.
Ownership Works' EIN is 86-2054001. Kindly note that we were originally established as the Center For Shared Ownership Ltd and changed our name in 2022. The IRS is in the process of updating this. Please know Ownership Works and the Center For Shared Ownership Ltd are one and the same.
Yes. Checks can be made payable to "Ownership Works" and mailed to:

Ownership Works
209 W. 29th Street
Suite 167
New York, NY 10001
Yes. Ownership Works accepts contributions from Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs). We are searchable on Fidelity Charitable and accept DAF contributions from all major service providers. For any questions or inquiries about contributing to Ownership Works through your DAF, please reach out to Michael McHugh at
Ownership Works welcomes stock donations and we encourage large donations to be made by check or electronic funds transfer, helping us avoid processing fees on this platform. Please contact Michael McHugh at to initiate a stock gift or an electronic funds transfer for a larger gift.
If your company has a matching program, yes! When completing the donate form above, please search for your employer name in the "Double the Donate" box to search for any employer opportunities, thereby increasing your total contribution to Ownership Works.
Yes. Ownership Works has partnered with Qgiv to manage the safety of our online donor contributions. Qgiv was the first online fundraising platform to become a Level 1 PCI Compliant provider, meeting the most rigorous security standards as required by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

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