Year-End Giving Guidelines

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The SIU Foundation office will be closed December 23, 2023 – January 1, 2024.

For those wishing to make a gift before the calendar year-end for tax purposes, refer to the giving deadlines listed below.

Gift type and deadlines for year-end giving.

Year-End Giving Guidelines
Gift Type Deadline

Online Gifts

Must be made online by midnight CST on December 31, 2023.

Credit Card Gifts (sent by mail)

Should be received no later than December 28, 2023.

Gifts by U.S. Postal Service (Cash/Check)

Must be postmarked on or before December 31 to be included in 2023 regardless of when they are received at the SIU Foundation office.

Gifts by courier (FedEx, UPS, etc.)

Must be accepted by the SIU Foundation no later than 2:00 p.m. CST on December 22, 2023.

Securities Gifts

Check with your broker for the deadline to initiate transfers to ensure receipt by the SIU Foundation for calendar year-end. Learn more about gifts of securities.

Wire Transfer Gifts

Must be received by the SIU Foundation on or before December 31, 2023.

Below is the address for mailing, shipping, or hand-delivery of your gift.

Southern Illinois University Foundation
Mail Code 6805
1235 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL  62901

Questions about your gift?  Email or call 618/453-4900