Year-End Giving Tips

Remember: Only gifts made by December 31 can help reduce the amount of taxes you owe next April. Please keep the following in mind and consult your tax advisor for specific details. Thank you for your support and have a safe and happy holiday season!

Make sure your gift is dated and postmarked no later than December 31 of the current year. When giving online, submit your gift no later than 11:59 (EST) on December 31 of the current year. While you should consult a CPA or tax preparer to determine the tax consequences of your donation, the date you deliver or mail your donation is generally recognized as the gift date for tax purposes.

General tips:

Averett University is a 501c3 not for profit organization. Donations to Averett University are tax deductible. Always consult your tax advisor.

Give online at at We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Electronic Fund Transfer directly from your checking account.


The date you deliver or mail (post mark) your donation is generally recognized as the gift date for tax purposes. Please note the date on the actual check or money order is not recognized by the IRS as proof of your intent to give on a particular date. Gift receipts for gifts made from December 20 – January 14 will reflect the processing date of the gift, not necessarily the date the gift was made.  Gifts by check or money order may be:

Mailed to:
Institutional Advancement
Averett University
420 West Main Street
Danville, VA  24541
-OR- Hand-delivered:
Averett University
Alumni Hall
174 Mt. View Ave.

Credit Cards:

The date your account is debited is considered the date of the donation.  Credit card gifts may also made online at

Gifts of Stock:

Averett University has accounts with several brokerage firms.  To transfer stock, please provide your broker with the contact information for one of the following firms.

Edward Jones

Contact: Jim Abercrombie
Account: 238-02294-1-5
DTC#:  0057
Phone: 434-799-8800


Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Contact: Seward Anderson, Vice President – Investments, Financial Advisor
Account: 57102870
DTC#: 0141
Phone: 434-799-9600

In addition, you may wish to contact us before the transfer to notify us of the pending gift and to discuss use of the funds.  Please contact: Melissa Wohlstein, (434) 791-5654