Year-End Giving Deadlines & Reminders

The end of the year is quickly approaching, and the Whidbey Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your year-end giving. To provide you with the best service and ensure your charitable gifts qualify for a tax deduction, we’ve put together the following tips and important reminders.

Donate gifts to a charitable fund

  • Charitable donation check: Must be postmarked on or before Sunday, December 31, 2023.
  • Charitable donation online: Donate via CommunitySuite on or before Sunday, December 31, 2023.
  • Charitable stock donation: Must be received in the Community Foundation’s brokerage account (Edward Jones) by 4PM on Friday, December 29, 2023. Delivery periods can vary; please consult with your advisor to plan accordingly.
  • Wire and ACH transfers: Instruct your financial institution to ACH/wire your contribution to be delivered on or before Friday, December 29, 2023.

Make a grant from your donor-advised fund

  • Submit your request by 4PM on Friday, December 15, 2023.
  • To expedite grant processing, submit your request(s) through the Fund Advisor Portal.


If you have questions about the Community Foundation, our funds, of how you can use us to give back, please call Jessie Gunn at (360) 660-5041 or email her at