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2016 Year End Giving Guidelines


Maximum tax benefits depend on timing. Here's how to complete your 2016 gift to FSU by year end.

IMPORTANT: The last date to complete many gifts is Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.

Your gift by check

US Postal Service

  • Date your check on or before Dec. 31, 2016, and
  • Mail via U.S. Postal Service with postmark on or before Dec. 31, 2016.

Other Delivery

  • Date your check on or before Dec. 31, 2016, and
  • Hand-deliver your check or ship via FedEx, UPS, or other shipper so that it is received at FSU's Office of Advancement Services by 5 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.
  • Gift checks delivered by any method other than being mailed via U.S. Postal Service are effective as of date received at FSU.

The address for mailing, shipping, or hand-delivery of your check:

Office of Advancement Services
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Questions about your gift by check? Contact the university gifts processor Ms. Angela Harley at aharley2@uncfsu.edu or 910.672.1311.


Your gift by credit card

The way you send your gift (mail/ship, phone, on-line) determines the deadline, since your credit card gift is effective for tax purposes on the date the card is charged (processed by Advancement Services).

Credit card gifts via U.S. Postal Service and FedEx/UPS shipping

  • Your credit card gift must be received in the Office of Advancement Services by 5 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, deadline in order to be charged. ·
  • Use Office of Advancement Services address above.

After Dec. 15, you may prefer to make your gift online or by telephone to avoid mailing or shipping delays and help assure your credit card gift is processed in time to count for 2016 tax purposes. See below for those deadlines.

Credit card gifts by telephone

  • Deadline is 5 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.
  • Call 910.672.1311

Credit card gifts online

  • Deadline is 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016.
  • Make your gift using our secure online giving form.

Questions about your credit card gift? Contact the university gifts processor Ms. Angela Harley at aharley2@uncfsu.edu or 910.672.1311.

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