Mission and History
National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) is a public charity dedicated to providing philanthropic expertise to donors, foundations and financial institutions, enabling them to realize their philanthropic aspirations.
NPT was founded in 1996. Since that time, we have raised $5.9 billion in charitable contributions and currently manage $2.8 billion in charitable assets. We have made more than 136,000 grants totaling $3.3 billion to charities all over the world. We rank among the 25 largest grantmaking institutions in the United States.
Our experienced staff of philanthropic professionals is fully prepared to help you establish and administer your donor-advised fund. NPT is led by a Board of Trustees comprised of nationally-known experts in philanthropy and business.
NPT's financial information
NPT publishes an annual report with consolidated financials and information on contributions, grantmaking and investments.
NPT's recent 990 forms can be found at guidestar.org, where NPT has been given the Exchange Seal for our commitment to transparency.