Donation of Securities Deadline

• In-kind transfers of stocks or bonds are normally completed within 10 working days after the authorization is received at the office of Royal Bank Investor Services (RBIS). If your donation is made near the end of the calendar year, the transfer authorization form must be received by RBIS no later than December 10 to ensure that the transfer is completed by December 31 and the donation receipt can be dated in the current calendar year.

• In-kind transfers of mutual fund units may take 20 or more working days to complete. If your donation is made near the end of the calendar year, the transfer authorization form must be received by RBIS no later than November 26 to ensure that the transfer is completed by December 31 and the donation receipt can be dated in the current calendar year.