Posts tagged to 'Donor advised funds'
by Tony Macklin
on August 16, 2018
Whether your tool is new or handed down, functional or fixable, the important questions are: Is it the right tool for the job now? Do you want it to last? If so, will it still be useful in 20 years or more?
by Nicholas Salter
on May 9, 2018
Private foundations have been taking bolder steps toward impact investing in recent years. But with more individuals turning to donor-advised funds (DAFs) to facilitate their giving, how can those funds also be invested today to improve the world?
by Peter Panepento
and Tony Macklin
on September 19, 2016
Many families turn to community foundations to solve challenges ranging from geographic dispersion to anonymity, and to learn about community issues or make grants outside of the family’s core mission.
by Karen Keating Ansara
on May 28, 2014
Editor’s note: We are pleased to reprint Karen Ansara’s prepared comments (more than were spoken) from her conversation with Lowell Weiss, President, Cascade Philanthropy Advisors; William Campbell, Chair, Campbell Family Foundation and The End Fund; and Mario Morino, Morino Institute and Founding...
by Jason C. Born
on April 15, 2010
When Karen and Jim Ansara contacted the Boston Foundation on January 14, 2010 to talk about how their family’s donor advised fund could best respond to the earthquakes in Haiti – which had happened less than 48 hours before – they were continuing both a longstanding commitment to international...
by Susan Crites Price
on April 11, 2009
With a tough economy comes tough decisions. That was true for the Pottruck Family Foundation board, which dissolved the foundation effective Jan. 30, 2009. As their assets shrank in the declining markets of 2008, the family decided that by shifting their philanthropy to a donor-advised fund, they could...
Back to top
by Kevin Laskowski
on October 15, 2007
Wanted: Tax-Advantageous, Convenient, Flexible Way to Give Back. Giving Family Seeks Way to Make Difference Privately. Must Love Children.
Families looking for less time-consuming but still informed and effective ways to give back are increasingly turning to donor-advised funds, either exclusively or...