The University of Alabama officially closes for Holiday Break at 5:00 p.m. on December 19, 2018. However, for your convenience, the Crimson Tide Foundation office will have limited staff in the office on the following days and times to assist you with questions and year-end gifts.

  • Friday, December 28, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, December 31, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

If you wish to speak with someone by phone, please call 205-348-9727. You may also email us at ctf@ia.ua.edu.

If you prefer to stop by, we are located at

Bryant-Denny Stadium
920 Paul Bryant Drive
SOUTH End – 2nd Floor
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Ways to complete your 2018 gift to the Crimson Tide Foundation by the end of the year

Your gift by check

US Postal Service

  • Date your check on or before Dec. 31, 2018, and
  • Mail via U.S. Postal Service with postmark on or before Dec. 31, 2018.
  • Gift checks mailed via U.S. Postal Service with postmark and check date on or before Dec. 31, 2018 will be entered with a 2018 date provided that they are received by the CTF on or before January 7, 2019

Mailing Address:
Crimson Tide Foundation
Box 870343
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Other Delivery

  • Date your check on or before Dec. 31, 2018, and
  • Hand-deliver your check or ship so that it is received at the Crimson Tide Foundation by 3 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018.
  • Gift checks delivered by any method other than being mailed via U.S. Postal Service are effective as of date received the CTF.

Shipping Address for UPS or FedEx:
Bryant-Denny Stadium
920 Paul Bryant Drive
SOUTH End – 2nd Floor
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Your gift by credit card

The way you send your gift (mail/ship, phone, on-line) determines the deadline since your credit card gift is effective on the date the card is charged (processed by Gift Accounting).

Credit card gifts via U.S. Postal Service and FedEx/UPS shipping

  • Your credit card gift must be received in the CTF office by 3:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time) Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in order to be charged.
  • Even if the postmark date is prior to December 31, 2018, if it is not received in our office by December 31 to be charged that day, it will not be recorded as a 2018 gift.
  • After Dec. 17, you may prefer to make your gift online or by telephone to avoid mailing or shipping delays and help assure your credit card gift is processed in this calendar year. See below for those deadlines.

Credit card gifts by telephone

  • Deadline is 3:00 p.m. (CST) on Monday, December 31, 2018.
  • Call 205-348-9727. We will be available Friday, December 28, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and Monday, December 31, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Credit card gifts online

  • Deadline is 11:59 p.m. (CST) on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018.
  • Make your gift online at crimsontidefoundation.org

Your gift of securities (stocks, bonds, mutual funds)

Stock transfers initiated and received on or before the close of the market on Monday, December 31, 208 will be credited for this year. To ensure proper gift credit to you, please notify us in advance when you are ready to make a transfer.

Electronic Stock Transfer to the University of Alabama
via RAYMOND JAMES
RJ Account# 29436718
DTC# 0725
Tax ID# 20-1715023 (Crimson Tide Foundation)
Broker Address Raymond James
2900 Highway 280, Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35223
Broker Telephone 205-802-4210

Please contact the CTF via e-mail or telephone regarding the purpose of the gift (i.e. name of the fund into which the stock proceeds should be deposited) when the transfer is made. If you have any questions, please contact us at 205-348-9727 or ctf@ia.ua.edu.