Making Giving Simple - Donor-Advised Funds

Kyle Penney is in love with tools. He loves going to see all of the tools at Harbor Freight Tools. He loves finding the right tool for the job and often gets the same feeling as people would if they were at Magnolia Market. He also gets a great feeling when he is working on a project and has the right tool for the job.

Similar to finding the right tool for the job, Kyle mentions that you also need a similar strategy when going for choosing a charity to donate to. In going for his Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation, he learned about many of these tools.

IF someone aims to donate to the top charity of last year, the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, then you will want to use Donor Advised funds.
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Community Foundation Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Effort Pays Off
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe county hosted their first Giving Day with Mightycause to raise funds to initiate a new endowment. Through direct support and engagement of their...more

Omidyar Sharpens Focus on Multi-Lingual Platforms for India

Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...more

Bezos Hints at Plans for Philanthropic Vision
Foundation: Microsoft

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world and has been criticized for not contributing more to philanthropy. This summer that may all change according to a Tweet release by Bezos. He claims that...more

Giving USA: Charitable giving topped $400B in 2017, but small nonprofits need help

American are very generous, donating over $400 billion to charities in 2017. However, not all charities benefited equally. The largest gifts went to nonprofit organizations, leaving many smaller...more

Following The Money: Why Foundations Should Be Analysing Their 'End Spend'

In an article on Forbes the head of a philanthropic education firm posits that foundations could benefit the field and nonprofits from taking a more holistic approach in their funding...more

Community Foundations Can Be Key Partners in Meeting UN SDG Goals

Bruce DeBoskey, a philanthropic strategist posits that community foundations will play a critical role in fulfilling the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals. The SDG's provide a roadmap for...more

Could Embracing Innovation Accelerate Progress in Philanthropy?
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Despite $60 billion dollars going toward philanthropic causes each year, no philanthropist can identify a problem they have actually solved. While hungry people may be fed, and homeless people may be...more

14 More Have Signed the Gates-Buffett Giving Pledge

In 2010, Bill and Melinda Gates united with Warren Buffet to create The Giving Pledge, enlisting 40 American philanthropists to join them in promising to donate at least half their wealth to...more

Effective Altruism: A New Movement, or Another Failed Philanthropic Proposition Repurposed?

This blog post discusses the growing trend of effective altruism. Effective altruism, in essence, is choosing where to donate money based on how much good the charity is doing. It's a weird way of...more

Want to Make an Impactful Grant? Consider Independent Media Outlets

A recent study from the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University has concluded that small news organizations can have a noticeable influence on the issues of today. If as few...more







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Facebook Launches ‘Donate’ Button, Gives Philanthropy New Meaning

Facebook Launches ‘Donate’ Button, Gives Philanthropy New Meaning
Facebook announces a new feature called Donate which makes it possible for anybody to give back to a...



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