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Advisors recommend that donors maximize their giving before the end of 2016 to lock in their benefits under the current tax policy. Certain giving vehicles, like donor-advised funds, allow donors to give now, receive a charitable tax deduction in 2016 and take time to determine how to best make their philanthropic impact.
If you want to participate in #GivingTuesday, but don’t know where to start, read this.
National Philanthropic Trust is proud to release our 10th annual Donor-Advised Fund Report. For the sixth consecutive year, there was growth in all key metrics—number of individual donor-advised funds (DAFs), total grant dollars from them, total contributions to them and total charitable assets in them.
Donor-advised funds are philanthropy’s most popular giving vehicle—NPT’s 2016 Donor-Advised Fund Report will help explain why.
Impact investing is a concept that has been around for nearly 40 years—although the term we use now to describe it didn’t exist until 2007. No matter what you call it, impact investing is entering mainstream philanthropy.
Charities providing direct relief from Hurricane Matthew
NPT has been tracking data for over 1,000 charities that sponsor donor-advised funds (DAFs) for the last several years. Here are the charities that granted the most from DAFs over the past two years.
Charitable giving is one place where Millennials are already making their mark. Understanding what drives Millennials in their daily lives will help those who work with them, advise them or want to tap into their fundraising potential understand how to speak to them.
We are proud to announce that “A History of Modern Philanthropy,” a one-of-a-kind digital resource about the past 500 years of global philanthropy, launched today at HistoryofGiving.org. The new digital exhibition, curated by NPT, highlights 200 moments in philanthropic history.