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Important Year-End Information: 2017


MAKE GIFTS TO EXISTING FUNDS

Please remember to contact your Pittsburgh Foundation staff person prior to making gifts of stock, mutual funds or wire transfers so we attribute the gift to the appropriate fund. Refer to the following dates for year-end giving to funds:

  • STOCKS- Gifts must be received in the Foundation’s account by Dec. 31.
    • To wire stock/DTE eligible securities:
      • DTC# 0443
      • Account Name: Pershing LLC
      • For Credit to account number: N7M001723
      • Client account name: The Pittsburgh Foundation
    • Contact the Foundation no later than Dec. 20 for all other stock transfer instructions.
  • MUTUAL FUNDS - Contact the Foundation no later than Nov. 30  to make arrangements.
  • DONATE ONLINE - Contributions must be submitted by Dec. 31.
  • CHECKS - Contributions must be dated and postmarked by Dec. 30. 

RECOMMEND A GRANT

To ensure a grant is processed before year's end, please be sure to submit your grant recommendation(s) no later than Dec. 26, 2017 by noon (NOTE: grants processed during the last week of the year will mail checks to the grantee organization the first week of January 2018). 

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ESTABLISH A NEW FUND

A new fund can be established within 24 hours. A member of the Development team will be happy to help you and your clients achieve year-end goals. Please call 412-394-2653 for additional information.


CHARITABLE GIFT CARDS MAKE GREAT STOCKING STUFFERS!

If you are interested in purchasing a Pittsburgh Foundation Charitable Gift Card, note the following holiday deadlines:

  • DELIVERY: To ensure delivery by Dec. 25, online and mail orders must be received no later than noon on Dec. 9 (per U.S. Postal Service recommendation).

  • HOLIDAY PICK-UP IN-PERSON: Pick-up orders must be received by noon on Dec. 15 for pick up at The Pittsburgh Foundation’s office through Dec. 21 at noon.

  • YEAR END PICK-UP: Orders must be received by noon on Dec. 21 for pick-up at The Pittsburgh Foundation’s office between Dec. 26-29 (before 3 p.m.).


The Pittsburgh Foundation will be open through the end of the year with the following exceptions:

  • Nov. 22 - 3 p.m. close
  • Nov. 23-24 - closed
  • Dec. 21 - 3 p.m. close
  • Dec. 22 - closed
  • Dec. 25 - closed
  • Dec. 29 - 3 p.m. close