The Miami Foundation’s End of Year Giving Options

As the year comes to a close, The Miami Foundation has several dates for you to keep in mind when planning your year-end giving. Our team is here to assist you and your professional advisors with a range of solutions to make your charitable giving easier. To access important forms listed below, please visit

To Make a Grant from your Fund – December 9

If you have a Donor Advised Fund at the Foundation and would like to submit grant recommendations for processing by year-end, the deadline is Friday, December 9. Submit your grant recommendation through the Donor Portal or email your completed Donor Advised Grant Recommendation Form to your Fund Representative at the Foundation. All grants submitted after the December 9 deadline will be processed by January 6.

Make a Gift For a 2022 Tax Deduction

Make a donation via Securities by December 26

Initiate your transfer by Monday, December 26 to allow the transaction to settle by Friday, December 30. Please notify your Fund Representative by completing and returning the Securities Transfer Form.

Please note: Mutual funds may take up to four weeks to settle so please expedite these transfers as soon as possible.

Make a Donation via ACH/Wire by December 28

Initiate your transfer by Wednesday, December 28th, to allow the transaction to settle by Friday, December 30. Please notify your Fund Representative by completing and returning the ACH/Wire Transfer Form.

Make a Donation via Check by December 31

Please make checks payable to “The Miami Foundation” and remember to include your Fund name in the memo line. Checks sent via U.S. Postal Service or any other carrier must have a postmark or processing date on or before Saturday, December 31, and be mailed directly to our office at the address listed below.

Please note: Since the last day of the year falls on a weekend, please plan accordingly to ensure your charitable deduction for the 2022 tax year.

The Miami Foundation
40 Northwest 3rd Street, Suite 305 
Miami, FL 33128 

Make a Donation via Credit Card by December 31

Submit your credit card gift through the Donor Portal by selecting Donate to your Fund in the Fundholder menu. To give to another Fund at the Foundation, visit Credit Card gifts can be made up until Saturday, December 31 at 11:59 pm. We are available until the end of the year to assist you, please do not hesitate to contact your Fund Representative at 305.371.2711.

To Make a Donation via Complex Assets Please Contact Us as Soon as Possible

Real estate, closely held business interests or stock, and planned giving vehicles should be discussed with your Fund Representative as soon as possible to ensure an efficient gift process. Per the Foundation’s gift acceptance policy, our Board of Trustees is required to review and approve these gifts. Therefore, additional time may be required to conduct proper due diligence.

Questions? Contact us here.