Donor-Advised Fund Assets Grew to Record $54B in 2013
Contributions to DAFs totaled $17 billion in 2013, a 23.5% increase over the previous year.
Donor-Advised Fund Accounts Gained $13.7 Billion in 2012
Donor-advised funds experienced double-digit growth in assets and contributions in 2012, according to National Philanthropic Trust’s annual report.
Chinese Surprised by U.S. Charities’ Lack of State Control
A Chinese delegation on a recent East Coast tour to learn about the U.S. nonprofit sectors couldn’t believe that government controls of these entities were so loose.
Donor-Advised Funds Enjoyed Strong Turnaround in 2010
Donor-advised funds received $7.8 billion in 2010, 2.6% of total U.S. charitable giving for the year, helping fuel a turnaround for the segment, according to a new report from National Philanthropic Trust.
Philanthropy Focus: Expert Offers Tips to Make Year-End Giving Count
NPT’s Eileen Heisman tells AdvsorOne how to make philanthropy ‘smart and strategic’ and not done just to beat the Dec. 31 deadline for tax purposes.
OppenheimerFunds to End Donor Advised Fund Program
OppenheimerFunds will end its Legacy Donor Advised Fund Program and transfer the assets to Fidelity Charitable, the firm’s chief marketing officer, Marty Willis, announced in a Sept. 9 letter to account holders.
Fidelity Charitable’s Contributions, Grants Set Records
Fidelity Charitable, the largest provider of DAFs in the U.S., on Wednesday reported a record-breaking 30% increase in contributions for the first half of 2011.
National Philanthropic Trust’s AUM Tops $1 Billion
National Philanthropic Trust, an independent charity, has passed the $1 billion mark in assets under management, President and CEO Eileen Heisman told AdvisorOne.
Philanthropy Checklist: NPT’s Eileen Heisman Discusses Best Practices
Heisman discussed some best practices of the kind of philanthropy she and her colleagues see, picked up from donors and people they respect about how they approach philanthropy.
Philanthropy in 2011: DAFs Surge, Online Giving Grows and Gender Factors Come Into Focus
Volunteerism increases because of economic and generational factors