Year-End Giving Guidelines

The busiest season for charitable giving is at year end. Now more than ever, organizations need our continued support. To avoid the December rush, please mark your calendars for year-end grant recommendations and donations with these important dates.

If you would like to: Provident must receive By: (Deadline) Donation receipts will be processed by:
Donations received after December 31 will receive a charitable tax receipt for credit in the calendar year in which they were received by Provident – it is the date we receive the donation that is determinative. Avoid confusion or disappointment – ensure your donation arrives well within the timefrome!
Make a cash or cheque donation Cash/Cheque donations accompanied by a Provident Gift Form On or before Dec 30 Within 10 business days
Gift shares / securities Your completed Provident Gift Form
Please advise your financial advisors. You may be required to complete a separate stock transfer form.
Before Dec 30 Within 10 business days
Donate online Your online donations Dec 31 Immediately after donation