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In 2012, New York City’s 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation saw the need for an international day of charitable giving to contrast the… Read More »Make Every Tuesday a #GivingTuesday with a Donor-Advised Fund
My hope for this blog is to highlight a few reoccurring conversations we have had along the way and help shed some light on potential pitfalls nonprofits have found related to launching a branded DAF solution.
There’s little doubt that the more restrictions you put on a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) program, the less attractive it becomes to donors. If you limit… Read More »Split-Fund DAFs: Best of Both Worlds for Nonprofits
The Chronicle of Philanthropy released the results of a recent study they conducted in partnership with Harris Poll and the Association of Fundraising Professionals that said 51%… Read More »With Fundraisers Abandoning Ship, is Now the Time to Outsource?
The non-profit world continues to be integrated into the fabric of an American culture and business environment but faces a bit of unknown future. Too… Read More »Keeping an Eye on the Trends in Philanthropy
When people think of family legacies, names like Carnegie, Ford and Rockefeller spring to mind. These families were pioneers in business and innovation at the… Read More »Establish a Charitable Legacy with a Private Family Donor-Advised Fund
As the year 2019 really gets rolling, you already may be looking at your resolutions in the rear-view mirror. If so, you aren’t alone. According to Forbes magazine, of the 40% of Americans who make resolutions every year, only 8% end the year achieving those goals. But for all the individuals out there who resolved to be more charitable, but have yet to take steps to that end, we’re here to help you keep your goals.
If you have ever worked for or with a philanthropic organization, you are well aware that the calendar from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve should just say, “BUSY.” And for good reason. According to the M+R 2018 Benchmark Study, 31% of annual giving is made in December with 12% of all annual giving happening in the last three days of the year. With all that charitable giving, there are a lot of financial advisors, fundraisers and gift processors burning the midnight oil to get every penny counted before January 1.
Giving Tuesday began in 2012 as a chance to step back from the commercial consumerism that claims so much of the focus this time of year and turn our attention to philanthropic opportunities. According to the NonProfit Times, gifts to charities hit a record $274 Million on Giving Tuesday a year ago and every indication shows that 2018 should be another record-breaking year.