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Our staff is here to assist you with your year-end giving but certain assets take longer to contribute. To ensure contributions are received and processed by year-end, please follow the guidelines below to meet your charitable giving goals.

2020 Year-End Gifting Deadlines

Contribution Type

Donor Deadline

Contribution Guidelines

Complex Assets
(partnership interests, real property, etc.)
Nov. 20, 2020

These types of gifts require due diligence and official  acceptance by CFT. Please contact us as soon as possible to determine if CFT can accept your contribution by year-end. For more information, please contact Geri Jacobs at 214-750-4255.
Physical Stock Certificates Monday, Dec. 7, 2020
Delivered to CFT, with stock power by 4pm (CST) on 12/7/20.
IRA Charitable Rollovers
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020
Donors should check with the plan administrators to  determine the necessary time to make a direct distribution to CFT.  *IRA contributions may be made to designated funds, scholarships or field of interest funds, but not donor-advised funds.
Marketable Securities
Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020
Please check with your brokerage firm to ensure transfer to CFT is initiated by 12/27/19. It is the responsibility of the donor to ensure gifts received by CFT by 12/31/20.
Wire Transfers
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020
Please check with your financial institution to ensure wire transfers are initiated by 12/30/20.
Checks Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020
Delivered to CFT by 5pm (CST) on Thursday, December 31st or postmarked by Thursday, 12/31/20.
Credit Cards Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020 Please contact CFT by 5pm (CST) on Thursday, 12/31/20 or give online by 11:59pm (CST) on Thursday, 12/31/20.

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