Year-End Deadlines

With the year-end giving season upon us, we wanted to highlight a few special opportunities and deadlines:

Build Your Fund

Whether you intend to recommend year-end grants from your fund, you wish to rebalance your portfolio in the current tax year, or you have appreciated assets, these next few months are a great time to add to your Community Foundation fund.

  1. Donations of Stock: Our DTC instructions have changed. Please contact Deb Koske at 413-417-6384 for the new information. Please work with your financial advisor to ensure that donated stock is in the Foundation’s brokerage account by December 31. S/he may need extra time to execute your request during this busy period.
  2. Credit Card Donations: Credit card information must be entered by midnight on December 31 at
  3. Checks by Mail: Gifts must be postmarked by December 31.

Grant Recommendation Deadlines

If you would like:
The check to be received by the nonprofit by December 31
Please make your recommendation on DonorCentral by:
Thursday, December 13, 10:00 a.m.

If you would like:
The check to be postmarked by December 31
Please make your recommendations by:
Thursday, December 20, 10:00 a.m.

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