Need help giving a piano away …

I’ve got a beautiful, performance quality grand piano, and it needs a good home. My personal conviction is that even things need love and I shouldn’t hold on to them if I can’t give that to them. For much of my life, my piano has been my refuge and happy place. But I’m pretty happy all the time anymore, and–I have to be honest with myself–it has been years since I’ve played with any regularity. Now that I’m moving into a space about half the size of what I’m accustomed to, it is the time to bequeath my beloved instrument to someone who will give it the kind of attention it deserves.

Here’s the trick: I need to be able to write it off my taxes. That means I could use your help with two questions …

1. Can anyone recommend a personal accountant in Boulder to help me determine how much of the donation I can write off? (Is it FMV or adjusted basis? Can I include moving, maintenance, and loan interest in adjusted basis? Etc.)

2. Can you help me find a tax-exempt (501c3) organization that I can donate it to? This will require a small amount of work on your part. I could spend hours calling around to Boulder churches, non-profit schools and hospitals, public parks and rec facilities, charitable organizations (e.g., Red Cross), veterans’ organizations, and I would surely find someone who would take the piano. But I don’t have that kind of time or energy. What I need is a specific, viable donee. If you think you know of a place that would be interested, before giving me their contact info, could you please give them a quick call and find out if they are a (1) qualified charitable organization (they will know if they are) and (2) they would be interested in a donated grand piano. I would enjoy giving it to a place that I have a personal connection with, through you.

Here is the info:

6′ 1" parlor grand
1996 Young Chang
very well maintained
original owner
high action, bright sound
black finish
+ artist’s bench
+ padded cover
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Appraised at just over $14,000

Thanks for your help.