Did you know? You can open a charitable fund in under an hour! There's still time to give. Details and deadlines below. View this email in your browser.
Did you know that Communities Foundation of Texas can open a fund in under an hour? We are here to help! If you or your clients are interested in opening a charitable fund this holiday season, our offices are open:

Wednesday, December 19th: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, December 20th: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, December 21st: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, December 24th - Office Closed
Tuesday, December 25th: Office Closed

Wednesday, December 26th: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, December 27th: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, December 28th: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, December 31st: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, January 1st: Office Closed
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There's Still Time to Give!

There is still time to make charitable gifts via:
  • IRA Charitable Rollovers
  • Marketable Securities
  • Wire Transfers
  • Checks
  • Credit Cards
All wire transfers and securities gifts must be received by CFT on December 31st to count as a 2018 gift. 

Checks must be dated and postmarked by December 31, 2018. 

For more information on our contribution deadlines, click here.

Need stock transfer instructions? Download them here.

Working Side-by-Side to Simplify a Donor's Life

Last year, when working alongside her estate attorney, Larry Wolfish, founder of Wolfish and Newman, P.C. and her CPA, Ronnie McClure, of Seeking North, LLC, Beverly Brown expressed the desire to simplify the administrative oversight of her family foundation. With her children grown, she was looking to enjoy more time for volunteer activities and for travel with her husband, Matthew, to Denver where the couple of 31 years maintains a second home.
Watch this quick, inspiring video interview featuring local philanthropist
Beverly Brown and professional advisor Ronnie McClure
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