2020 Year-End Charitable Giving and Grantmaking Deadlines

Contribution Deadlines

When you make a contribution to iGiftFund, you receive an immediate and maximum tax deduction.  We accept many types of assets, including cash, stocks and more.  Please refer to the guidelines below to ensure that contributions are received by December 31st, the IRS deadline for yearly tax deduction eligibility.

We encourage you to work with your financial advisor and or have them contact us as soon as possible with your plans so we can facilitate your gift.

Mailing Address:  110 W. Streetsboro Street, Ste 2A, Hudson, OH 44236

Questions?  Please call 800.810.0366 or email us at gifts@igiftfund.org

Contribution TypeDeadlineInstructions
CheckMail must be postmarked by US Post Office by December 31st.
FedEx or UPS - delivered and in our possession by 5PM, December 31st.
Download, print and mail/email a Contribution Form
Wire TransferWires generally take 2 to 3 business days. Please check with your financial institution.

Wire Instructions: PNC Bank, ABA Routing # Contact iGiftFund
For Credit to: iGiftFund, Account # Contact iGiftFund

Funds must be received by December 31st
Contact us for information

Download, print and mail/email a Contribution Form
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)ACH instructions:
Routing # 021052053
Account # 99752103

Funds must be received by December 31st.
Download, print and mail/email a Contribution Form
Appreciated Long Term Illiquid/Complex Assets*December 18thPlease contact us for information
Mutual FundsProcessing times can vary from 2 to 6 weeks

Assets must be received by December 31st.
Please contact us for information
Securities held by your Financial Advisor's firmProcessing times can vary

Assets must be received by December 31st.
Please contact us for information
Securities held by another FirmProcessing times can vary

Assets must be received by December 31st.
Please contact us for information
Fund held at another Donor Advised Fund or Private FoundationNo time constraints (not a taxable event)Please contact us for information

*Contributions of complex assets like real estate, closely-held stock, restrictive stock, life insurance, alternative investments, etc.

Please note:

  • Different financial custodians may have deadlines that may restrict how and when certain assets can be transferred. Please check with your platform concerning their deadlines.
  • For Financial Advisors: If you are not registered within the state of Ohio, you may need to complete your registration for the donor advised fund to be completed.

Grantmaking Deadlines

One of the ways you can make sure your grant is processed with no delays is to make sure you have enough liquidity in your Fund.  You can check your liquidity balance by logging into DonorView and following these instructions.

GrantsDeadlineInstructions
For New Funds created in December 2020December 11thThe easiest way to recommend grants is by visiting DonorView

You may also fill out a Grant Recommendation Form and email it to grants@igiftfund.org.
For all other FundsDecember 18thThe easiest way to recommend grants is by visiting DonorView

You may also fill out a Grant Recommendation Form and email it to grants@igiftfund.org.

If you plan to make substantial grants this season, talk to your Financial Advisor or email grants@igiftfund.org if you need help.