As 2016 comes to an end, please consider including The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in your giving plans.
Your end-of-year gifts have a far-reaching impact that lasts well into the future, said Andy Gurd, Chief Advancement Officer for the college.
“I believe that you win with people, and this college is about people – the staff, faculty and students serve people, support people and make the world a better place,” Gurd said. “And the alumni and friends who support our college allow that great work to happen."
Gifts to CFAES and all of Ohio State will qualify for a tax deduction in this calendar year, meaning any donation before December 31 is deductible for 2016.
As long as their gifts are made or postmarked by that date, donors who itemize their income tax returns will receive charitable tax deductions.
Donate on the web.
Donate by check mailed to CFAES Office of Advancement, Suite B100, 364 West Lane Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.
Did you know that qualifying gifts in kind and new pledges are also tax deductible?
Anyone with questions is asked to call the CFAES Advancement Office at 614-292-0473.
Per IRS guidelines, a contribution made by credit card in December is deductible in the year it is paid. This is true even if payment to the credit card company is not made until January or the rest of the next year.
Gifts-in-kind such as equipment, vehicles and property are also tax-deductible in the same year given.
New pledges are deductible if signed in December as well.
“Coach Woody Hayes used to say ‘You can’t pay backwards but you can always pay forward,’ so please consider paying forward this time of year by supporting CFAES,” Gurd said.