2017 Planned Giving Deadlines

Avoid hassles later by planning ahead — Make your impact on the Kingdom of God this Christmas … and beyond!

November 28th
Gifts of Real Estate
The Cru Foundation will need documents and our questionnaire filled out before December 1, 2017.

December 1st
Charitable Gift Annuity
Begin the process by December 1. Your check will need to be in the mail with the state specific application, dated and postmarked by December 31 to qualify for 2017 tax purposes.

December 1st
IRA rollover
Warning: Custodians can take a couple of weeks to get a check or stock gift completed, especially at the end of the year.

December 6th
Opening a Great Commission Fund (GCF)
Start the process by December 6. Open with a check or gift of stock before December 31.

December 10th
Gifts of stock
Start the process no later than December 10! Submit a Stock Notification Form and the gift of stock on or before December 31. Mutual funds can take additional time, and the custodian might require our foundation to set up an account with them.

December 31st
With the end of the year just around the corner, act now to make the biggest possible impact for Christ and benefit from important tax deductions for your family in 2017!

Your Stewardship Matters. Act now to make the maximum impact — for you and your family and the Kingdom of God!

Let us help you discover your Kingdom-building potential! Contact a Giving Counselor toll-free at 800-449-5454 or info@crufoundation.org now to get started on one or more of these options before the end of the year.