End-of-Year Donation & Investment Instructions
At this busy time of year, with the end of 2018 around the corner, we want to make sure that you are aware of deadlines and payment options for Campaign pledges, ALEF Fund applications, and Donor-Advised Fund investments. Please note, that for all payments over $250, Federation will send you a tax acknowledgement by January 31, 2019.
Checks: Payments made by check are considered received by the postmark date. Checks need to be postmarked by December 31, 2018. There will be a drop box at the Federation outer gate, available for check payments to be deposited after hours on Friday, December 28, 2018. Please make checks payable to Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.
Credit Cards: IRS regulations state that credit card payments are considered received on the date shown on your credit card statement. Therefore, we encourage that all credit card payments be initiated by Friday, December 21. To pay by credit card, please go to www.jewishatlanta.org/billpay. Questions? Contact Doris Brown at 404-873-1661.
Stocks: To donate stock, please call Cindy Weik at 404-870-1623. Stock transactions are considered complete on the date the stock is received into Federation’s brokerage account. Stock proceeds can take up to 5-7 business days from the initiation of the transfer. Therefore, we recommend you transfer stock by Friday, December 21.
Donor-Advised Funds: You can use your Donor-Advised Fund to make a payment to Federation and many other organizations. For more information about your Donor-Advised Fund or to set up a fund, please call Cindy Weik at 404-870-1623.
ALEF Fund: The ALEF Fund website will close for 2019 applications on Friday, December 14, 2018 at midnight. For information about ALEF Fund, contact Nicole Flom at 678-222-3739.
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