Year-end Giving Deadlines

Year-end giving deadlines

The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts is ready to assist you with your year-end giving. So that we can provide the best possible service and ensure your charitable gifts qualify for a charitable income tax deduction in the 2017 tax year, please keep these important dates in mind:

Gifts of appreciated stock should be made by Wednesday, December 26, 2017. Please notify us of the transfer as soon as possible. Learn more about how stock transfer gifts can benefit you and the causes you care most about.

Checks sent via the U.S. Postal Service to the Community Foundation must be postmarked on or before December 31, 2017.

Checks sent via carriers such as FedEx, UPS and DHL must be physically received at our office on or before December 29, 2017.

Wire transfers of cash must be initiated no later than December 28, 2017.

Credit card gifts made by phone must be made no later than December 28, 2017; online contributions may be made until December 31, 2017, to ensure timely posting by the credit card company.

Please call Linda Mack, 978-345-8383, ext. 321, for assistance.


649 John Fitch Hwy
Fitchburg, MA 01420


Phone: 978-345-8383
Fax: 978-345-1459
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