Thank you for your support of Yosemite Conservancy

Yosemite Conservancy is fortunate to see an increase in the number of gifts received during the month of December. To make sure you receive the service you expect from Yosemite Conservancy, we hope this information will be helpful to you.

Yosemite Conservancy will be closed for the holidays on November 22 -25, 2018; December 22 – 25, 2018, and January 1, 2019.

If receiving a 2018 tax-deduction is essential for you, please make your gift early to allow enough time for your gift to be processed before the year-end deadlines.



Credit card gifts must be received and charged by Dec. 31 to be considered tax-deductible in 2018, per the IRS. (Postmarks do not apply in the case of credit card gifts). Please consider making your gift online if you need to meet this deadline.


Mail your check payable to Yosemite Conservancy at 101 Montgomery Street, Suite 1700, San Francisco, CA 94104. Please be sure to include your name, contact information and any special information with your check. Checks must be postmarked by Dec. 31, 2018 and received in our office by Jan. 4, 2019 to receive a 2018 acknowledgement letter.

Mail delivery can take longer than expected at this time of year due to the volume of seasonal mail and possible weather delays, so mail your check early or make your gift online to ensure your donation arrives as planned.

As mail occasionally gets misdirected, always provide your return address on the envelope, even if the envelope has the delivery address preprinted.


Planning to make a gift of stock? Please be sure to email us to let us know your gift is on the way so that we can properly thank you for your gift and ensure it is recorded in a timely fashion. Find full instructions for Stock Gifts here.


Want to remember someone special with a memorial gift? For information on memorial gifts and other types of gifts, please visit the Support Yosemite section of our website. Please be sure you make your gift early to allow enough time for your gift to be processed before the year-end deadlines.


Because of the increase in giving Yosemite Conservancy sees at year-end, it may take longer than usual for your gift to be processed. We ask for your patience while our small team works as hard as possible to enter your donation as quickly and accurately as possible. All donors with a valid mailing address on file with receive a written acknowledgement confirming the receipt of their gift of $25 or more.

Donors who participate in the Sequoia Society, our monthly giving program, will be mailed a receipt for their cumulative giving during the calendar year. These receipts will be mailed by the end of January.


If you have another inquiry, please send an email to

Donations to Yosemite Conservancy, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, are tax-deductible. Yosemite Conservancy’s Tax ID is 94-3058041. Yosemite Conservancy is also known as Yosemite Foundation.

We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season!