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Reminders and Deadlines for Your Year-End Giving
By Guest Blogger / November 21, 2017 /   Loading Disqus...

As 2017 comes to a close, we want your year-end giving to go smoothly. Please see below for some helpful reminders:

To donate gifts to your fund:

  • Charitable stock donation: must be received in ACF brokerage account (Schwab) by 4 p.m. Central on December 29, 2017. Delivery period can vary; please consult with your advisor to plan accordingly.
  • Complex charitable asset donation: please contact Mike Nellis, CEO, or Coralie Pledger, CFO, by 5 p.m. Central on December 1, 2017.
  • Charitable donation check: postmarked December 30, 2017.
  • Wire transfer: instruct your financial institution to wire your contribution on or before December 29, 2017.
  • Charitable donation online: December 31, 2017. Donate now.

Review ways to give to your fund. Need assistance? Email the Donor Relations team at or call 512-472-4483.

To make a grant from your fund to a nonprofit (to reach grantee by 12/31/17):

  • Submit your request by 5 p.m. Central on December 13, 2017.

Need assistance with your grantmaking? Email or call 512-220-1198.

For accounts payable:

  • Request accounts payable check by December 18, 2017.
  • Last checks for the year will be mailed or will be ready for pickup at before 5 p.m. on December 22, 2017.

Need assistance with accounts payable? Email

Holiday Hours

The Foundation office will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 22, 2017 and will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Key staff will be available to remotely assist you with your important year-end business December 26 - 29, 2017. 

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