Charitable Contributions to Mercersburg at Calendar Year End

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Mercersburg Academy will close for the holidays at the end of business on Wednesday, December 22, and will reopen on Monday, January 3. To accommodate year-end charitable contributions, the Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations will be monitoring phones and email so we can respond to incoming questions during this time. Please contact us at 717-328-6100 or 800-588-2550 or giving@mercersburg.edu and a staff member will be in touch with you. To enjoy the New Year, the Advancement Office will close at noon on Friday, December 31.

For tax consideration: 

Credit card gifts must be posted by December 31 at mercersburg.edu/give. Credit card gifts made via mail or phone must be received and processed by noon on December 31. We recommend calling 717-328-6100 or going online.  

Checks dated and envelopes postmarked by December 31 will receive year-end tax credit.

Transfers of securities must arrive in Mercersburg’s account by December 31. Some markets close early on December 31 and your broker’s availability during this time period may vary, so please take this into account in your planning. Transfer instructions can be found here.

IRA contributions must be made from your IRA administrator directly to Mercersburg Academy and can be mailed to the Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations at 100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236.

For donor-advised funds: our tax identification number is 23-1265963 and Mercersburg Academy can be found under “Regents of the Mercersburg College” and “Regents of Mercersburg Academy.”

Please see Tax-Wise Giving to Mercersburg at Calendar Year End for tips that can inform your philanthropic decisions as you consider your year-end gift.

Thank you for your loyalty and dedication to Mercersburg!


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