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Thank you for considering a year-end gift to the UNC Health Foundation. Important year-end deadlines and reminders to receive tax benefits for calendar year 2021 gifts are listed below. Please note that the UNC Health Foundation will be closed December 24-31. To assist our donors with their year-end giving, Gift Processing will be partially staffed Dec. 27-31. To ensure that your gift is processed to meet IRS tax-year deadlines, please see the information below.

For additional assistance with your year-end gift to UNC Health Foundation, please feel free to contact Tina Gilliam, Gift Accountant, at 919-843-9866 or tina_gilliam@med.unc.edu. Leave a message and she’ll return your call.

Gifts by credit card

We accept AMEX, Discover, MasterCard and VISA. You can give in the following ways:

Online

Online giving at unchf.org/yearendgiving is the fastest way for us to receive any gifts.

Online gifts should be completed before midnight Dec. 31 to qualify as tax deductible contributions in 2021. To make your gift online, go to unchf.org/yearendgiving. IRS guidelines require that online credit card transactions be completed by 11:59 p.m., Dec. 31 (based on the time zone in which the gift is made), in order for those gifts to count in the calendar year.

Phone

To make a gift by phone, call 919-843-9866 before 2 p.m. EST on Dec. 31. Please have your credit card number, expiration date and daytime phone number ready when you call. To ensure the security of your information as well as the timely processing of your gift, please do not leave your credit card information on a voicemail. After 3 p.m., please go online to make your year-end gift at unchf.org/yearendgiving.

Gifts by check

If you mail a check, the envelope must be postmarked by Dec. 31 to count as a gift for 2021. Please make your check payable to “UNC Health Foundation” and include a note or gift slip indicating how you want your gift designated and mail it to:

UNC Health Foundation
P.O. Box 1050
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1050

Any hand-delivery of gifts should be dropped off at our Carolina Square location lock box on the first floor in the mail room. Please note the address below:

123 West Franklin Street, Suite 510
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

If you have gift questions please call or email Tina Gilliam at 919-843-9866 or tina_gilliam@med.unc.edu.

Gifts by stock

Gifts by stock can be made into our Wells Fargo Advisors brokerage account by electronic transfer. Shares must be transferred into the account before 4 p.m. EST on Dec. 31. Please call 919-962-8189 or 919-962-3047 for more information, or click here for transfer instructions.

Cryptocurrency gifts

UNC Health Foundation now accepts cryptocurrency donations through The Giving Block.

Gifts by cash wire

Gifts of cash must be received via cash wire transfer into the UNC-Chapel Hill Bank of America account by 4 p.m. EST on Dec. 31. Please call 919-962-8189 or 919-962-3047 for more information.