Year End Giving

Your gifts to Yosemite Conservancy ensure these treasures are here for future generations to enjoy

Year End Giving

Thank you for your support of Yosemite Conservancy

Yosemite Conservancy is fortunate to see an increase in the number of gifts during the month of December.  To make sure you receive the service you expect from Yosemite Conservancy, please read on for instructions. 

Yosemite Conservancy will be closed for the holidays on Dec. 23 — Dec. 26, 2017; and Jan. 1, 2018. Pease note that Dec. 31 is a Sunday, so the last business day of 2017 is Friday, Dec. 29. 

If receiving a 2017 tax-deduction is essential for you, please make your gift early to allow time for your gift to be processed before the year-end deadlines. 

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CREDIT CARD GIFTS

Credit card gifts must be received and charged by Dec. 31 to be considered tax-deductible in 2017, per the IRS. (Postmarks do not apply in the case of credit card gifts).  Our office will be closed on December 30 and 31, so please make your gift online if you need to meet this deadline.

 

CHECKS

Mail your check payable to Yosemite Conservancy at 101 Montgomery Street, Suite 1700, San Francisco, CA 94104.  Please be sure to include your name, contact information and any special information with your check.  Checks must be postmarked by Dec. 30, 2017 and received in our office by Jan. 5, 2018 to receive a 2017 acknowledgement letter. 

Mail delivery can take longer than expected at this time of year due to the volume of seasonal mail and possible weather delays, so mail your check early or make your gift online to ensure your donation arrives as planned.

As mail occasionally gets misdirected, always provide your return address on the envelope, even if the envelope has the delivery address preprinted. 

 

STOCK GIFTS

Planning to make a gift of stock?  Please be sure to email us to let us know your gift is on the way so that we can properly thank you for your gift and ensure it is recorded in a timely fashion. Find full instructions for Stock Gifts here.

 

OTHER GIFTS

Want to remember someone special with a memorial gift? For information on memorial gifts and other types of gifts, please visit the Support Yosemite section of our website.  Please be sure you make your gift early to allow enough time for your gift to be processed before the year-end deadlines. 

 

GIFT RECEIPTS

Because of the increase in giving Yosemite Conservancy sees at year-end, it may take longer than usual for your gift to be processed.  We ask for your patience while our small team works as hard as possible to enter your donation as quickly and accurately as possible.  All donors with a valid mailing address on file with receive a written acknowledgement confirming the receipt of their gift of $25 or more.  

Donors who participate in the Sequoia Society, our monthly giving program, will be mailed a receipt for their cumulative giving during the calendar year.  These receipts will be mailed by the end of January.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you have another inquiry, please send an email to info@yosemiteconservancy.org

Donations to Yosemite Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, are tax-deductible.  Yosemite Conservancy’s Tax ID is 94-3058041. Yosemite Conservancy is also known as Yosemite Foundation.

We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season!