University Advancement: End-of-year giving reminders

University Advancement is closed through Tuesday, Jan. 1. As you contemplate any calendar-year-end gifts or engage with others who might be contemplating a year-end gift, please take note of the following dates.

To make a 2018 tax-deductible donation …

  • Checks and cash must be postmarked on or before Dec. 31.
  • Credit card gifts made at must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31.
  • Mutual funds, stocks or securities must be received by Dec. 31. Note: Each brokerage firm has a different timeframe to process transactions; please consult with your broker and initiate any transfers well in advance of the end of the year to receive a 2018 tax deduction.

Please double-check your offices and desks to ensure all donations are delivered in a timely manner so as to honor the generosity of our donors. All members of University Advancement will be available to answer calls and emails pertaining to year-end giving, but the office itself will be closed during this time.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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