Tennessee Fund Year-End Giving

We would like to thank you for your generous support of Tennessee Athletics in 2019.  As we approach the end of the year, here is some information if the athletic department is part of your year-end giving plans.

The Tennessee Fund will have limited hours of operations over the holidays for those wishing to make year-end contributions by phone at (865) 974-1218 or in person at the office located on the first floor of the Brenda Lawson Center at 1551 Lake Loudoun Blvd.


Thank you for all you do to make Tennessee great and providing the opportunity for our student-athletes to successful.


2019 Tennessee Fund Holiday Schedule

Monday - Friday  Dec. 16th – 20th    Open from 8am to 5pm ET
Monday - Friday  Dec. 23rd – 27th Closed (we will process mail/online gifts on 12/30)
Monday - Tuesday Dec. 30th - 31st Open from 8am to 5pm ET
Wednesday Jan. 1st Closed 
Thursday Jan. 2nd Resume regular hours (Open from 8am to 5pm ET)



                    
           
                             

                                             


Give Online Today

Listed below are several different options to make a gift.

**Electronic Transfers: Wire transfers of stock and other securities and cash must be received by the University of Tennessee Foundation before the close of business on December 31st.  Please be aware that electronic transfers generally take at least 24 hours and often as much as 48-72 hours to process. It does not matter when the donor initiates the transfer, in order to qualify as a 2019 gift the UT account must show receipt on or before December 31st.  Transfers initiated later than December 31st may not make it in time to qualify as 2019 gifts. If you need assistance in making a transfer, please contact the Tennessee Fund office.

Credit Cards via Phone or Mail:  Credit card gifts by phone must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST on Tuesday, December 31st in order to be processed for the 2019 calendar year.  Mailed credit card gifts need to be received by Tuesday, December 31st to be processed for the 2019 calendar year.

Credit Cards Online:  All credit card transactions processed via allvols.com before 11:59 p.m. EST on Tuesday, December 31st will qualify as 2019 gifts.

E-Checks:  Using E-check can only be done online through allvols.com. It takes at least 5 business days to process these funds through the bank; therefore the deadline for submitting and qualifying as a 2019 gift is Friday, December 27th.

U.S. Mail: Checks sent by U.S. Mail must bear a 2019 postmark date on it for it to be counted towards a 2019 contribution. Anything after that date has to be applied as a 2020 gift.

Hand Delivery: Stocks, checks or other gifts hand delivered to the Tennessee Fund office must be delivered by 12 pm (noon) on Friday, December 20th to qualify.

 


Gifts of Securities


Gifts of publicly traded stock or other securities are received electronically by the UT Foundation through our broker, Merrill Lynch. The donor’s broker initiates the transfer from the donor’s account to the UT Foundation Merrill Lynch account. Stocks are liquidated by Merrill Lynch, and gifts are credited to the donor’s account when the stock proceeds are received. A receipt will be issued by the UT Foundation Gift Records department when the gift is posted.


1. Donor is to provide the following information to the broker for gifts of securities to the UT Foundation:
a. DTC Number: 8862
b. UTF Merrill Lynch account number: 566-04333
c. Foundation Tax ID #: 62-1844686
d. Contact at Merrill Lynch: Steve Norris or Melinda Rogers, 865-521-8855


2. Donor is to provide the following information to the UT Foundation:
a. Name of the security and number of shares to be transferred
b. Purpose of the gift


3. Email the following information to prospect@utfi.org and Adam Heller (aheller@utfi.org):
a. Donor’s name(s) and ANDI (donor) ID# if available
b. Address or other contact information that needs to be updated, if applicable
c. Name of security and number of shares to be transferred
d. Purpose of gift (preferably the specific account name or allocation)


4. Important: The date of gift is the date the securities are received in UTFI’s account, not the date the securities leave the donor’s account. Stock transfers can take at least 24 hours and often as much as 72 hours to complete (in the case of transfers from Fidelity the time frame can extend up to ten days). Please ensure that the donor is aware of the time lag.