Important Year End Giving Dates Posted on December 1, 2021 by Eau Claire Community Foundation Please keep the following dates in mind as you plan your year-end charitable giving: HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS: The ECCF office will be closed on Dec. 24. It will be available to serve you during regular business hours (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) on all other weekdays. TRANSACTION DATES: December 20 is the last day to submit a grant recommendation of more than $5000 for approval from our Board of Trustees. December 29 is the last day to submit 2021 grant recommendations from Donor Advised Funds. December 30 is the last day to initiate a wire transfer to ensure a tax deduction in 2021. December 31 is the last day to establish a new 2021 Fund. By December 31, all donations must be postmarked or received by ECCF. Gifts of stocks must be received in ECCF accounts by December 31. Credit card gifts must be made by midnight on December 31. ECCF’s primary focus is building a permanent funding source to benefit our community forever. Thanks to our donors, we have awarded over $21 million in grants since 1997. Your year-end gift will enable us to continue this good work. Thank you for your generosity and support! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at ECCF!