2019 Year-End Giving Deadlines

As the tax year comes to a close, make sure you're aware of the deadlines and requirements for giving if you are planning to take a deduction for your contribution on your 2019 tax return. 

December 2 Last day to contribute to your passthrough fund to be able to recommend 2019 grants
December 13 Talk to your broker to initiate a gift of mutual fund shares  
December 16 Last day to submit grant recommendations from your fund. Following approval by the MCF Board, grant checks will be mailed the last week of December  
December 20 Initiate any stock gifts you have planned  
December 27 Make your donations by credit card now to ensure they appear on your December credit card statement  
December 31 Donations must be received at the MCF office or postmarked by this date
January 10 Donations mailed and postmarked before December 31 must be received by this date












Wondering how to maximize your giving? Learn more about year-end giving strategies on our blog.


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Carol & John Toussaint

Carol and John Toussaint’s path to charitable giving began early in life.

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As a donor, you need to take the long view, and the community foundation is the place to do it.”

–Carol Toussaint, MCF donor and Legacy Society member

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