With the end of the calendar year approaching, it is important to know that it can take longer to make certain types of charitable contributions. To be confident that your end of the year gift to your favorite nonprofit is completed in 2016, consider the following guidelines:
Donation from an IRA Rollover: Gift process should begin by December 1, 2016
Donation of Mutual Fund Shares: Gift process should begin by December 1, 2016
Donation of Public Securities: Gift process should begin by December 15, 2016
Donation of Cash or Check: Mailing envelope must be postmarked by December 31, 2016
For more information, go to www.ojcf.org.