CFM: End of the Year Dates to Know

The end of the year will be here soon! The Community Foundation for Mississippi has several important dates for you to keep in mind as you think about year-end giving to ensure your financial contributions make an impact with nonprofits by December 31, 2023.

If you are planning end-of-year grants from a fund:

  • Donating stock? All notifications of stock donations must be made before Thursday, December 14, 2023. Click here to download our stock donation form.
  • The last day to submit a grant request through our donor portal to ensure processing for the 2023 calendar year is Tuesday, December 19, 2023. All grant requests made after December 19, 2023 may not be processed until January 4, 2023.
  • The last day to request a check for a vendor is Tuesday, December 19, 2023 to ensure the check will be sent and processed by December 31, 2023. All vendor check requests made after December 19, 2023 may not be processed until January 4, 2024.
  • Checks will be processed by their check and postmark date. Donations made by December 31, 2023 will be acknowledged as being given during the 2023 calendar year. Gifts can be made online via credit card as late as 11:45 p.m. on December 31, 2023 or by mailing a check to 119 S. President St., First Floor, Jackson, MS 39201.

Other important things to note:

The Community Foundation physical offices will be closed:

  • Monday, December 25, 2023 through Tuesday, January 2, 2024
  • While CFM’s physical offices will be closed, staff will be available for limited hours during this week via phone and email. For emergencies, please get in touch with Jane Alexander at
  • Offices will reopen on Wednesday, January 3