Make your donation to York before Dec. 31 for 2017 tax receipt

Though the year is quickly coming to a close, there is still time to join the hundreds of faculty, staff and retirees who have already chosen to create an impact at York University with a donation in 2017. Through your support, the University can ensure the success of our students while fulfilling our $500-million goal for Impact: The Campaign for York University, which is actively building stronger communities, mobilizing new ways of thinking and preparing the engaged global citizens of tomorrow.

As we prepare for the upcoming break and look forward to seeing family, friends and loved ones over the holidays, take a moment to think about supporting York University and our students through a donation before the end of the year.

The Advancement Office is closed for the holidays from Dec. 25, 2017 to Jan. 2, 2018 inclusive; however, there two easy ways that you can make a donation during that time.

  1. By visiting our online donation page;
  2. By telephone at 416-650-8210; or,

To ensure you receive a 2017 tax receipt for your donation, please take note of the following requirements:

  • Donations must be received on or before Dec. 31, with the cheque or credit card authorization dated Dec. 31 or earlier. This includes donations made online, by phone and in person.
  • Mailed donations can be received in January 2018, but must have a valid postmark of Dec. 31 or earlier.
  • Cheques must be made payable to York University.

Note to faculty and staff receiving donations in their departments:

Please forward any gifts received in your departments to Advancement Services (located at the West Office Building on York’s Keele Campus) by noon on Friday, Dec. 22, to ensure timely processing and receipting. If you are expecting a credit card donation over the closure period, please direct the donor to the online donation page.

In order to be receipted for 2017 all cheques must be accompanied with the original envelope.

Thank you to all of you who have already chosen to create impact at York University this year. Happy Holidays from the York University Division of Advancement.

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