The philanthropic professionals at the North Carolina Community Foundation can help ensure your year-end giving goes smoothly, whether you’re creating an endowment or adding to existing funds.
If you’re interested in how to start a fund and which approach makes the most sense for your objectives, we invite you to learn more about creating a fund here.
If you’re looking for tax-wise ways to make your gifts at year-end, here are a few tips to guide your giving:
Many time-tested techniques of philanthropy still ring true under the new tax law. However, you may wish to enhance your strategy with respect to the new law. You can consider bundling your philanthropic gifts in a strategically timed fashion to ensure the tax-deduction meets your target. A donor advised fund remains one of the most useful tools available to achieve this goal.
To make a gift online: Remember to make your gift to any NCCF fund by midnight, Dec. 31. To make an online gift, click here or the GIVE NOW button on any NCCF web page.
To make a gift by check: Checks must be postmarked no later than Dec. 31, and mailed to:
NC Community Foundation
3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460
Raleigh, NC 27612
Donor advised fundholders may recommend grants as a part of year-end giving. Recommendations should be made by Dec. 10. Grant recommendations can be made using the recommendation form available on our page for fundholders here. Forms should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our offices will be closed Dec. 24, 25 and 26. We will reopen on Thursday, Dec. 27 with a half-day scheduled for Monday, Dec. 31.