End of Year Timeline 2018

November 28 2018 • CFF Team


With the holidays in full swing and a new year quickly approaching, Central Florida Foundation is here to make charitable giving simple. To ensure your contributions qualify for a charitable income tax deduction in the 2018 tax year, keep these dates in mind.

  • Donor advised fund grant recommendations must be made in MyFund by Thursday, December 15, 2018 for grant checks to be received by the end of the year. Timing of grants does not impact charitable income tax deductions.
  • Gifts of appreciated securities should be made by Monday, December 17, 2018 to ensure we receive the asset by December 31, 2018. Notify us early to ensure a smooth transfer of these gifts. Email Meghan Warrick or call 407.872.3050 for assistance with gifts of stock.
  • Real estate gifts must have title transferred on or before Monday, December 17, 2018.
  • Partnership gifts must have the assignment on or before Monday, December 17, 2018.
  • Checks sent via the U.S. Postal Service to our office must be postmarked on or before Monday, December 31, 2018.
  • Checks sent via FedEx must be physically received at our office on or before Monday, December 31, 2018.
  • Credit card contributions must be completed by 11:59 pm on Monday, December 31, 2018.

Need assistance? Contact Mary Meghan Flanagan at 407.872.3050 or at mflanagan@cffound.org.