Giving management made easy

At Ren, we handle the administration of your nonprofit’s gifts so you can focus on your mission.

Direct more funds to your charity

We’re here to provide non-profit professionals with expertise and services that drive tax-efficient philanthropy and cost-saving efficiencies so more funds can be directed to charity.

Let Ren set up and manage giving vehicles for new donors and take over management of existing vehicles so you have more time to make a difference.

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Expertise for Charities

  • Donor-Advised Funds
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Charitable Lead Trust
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Pooled Income Fund
  • Pooled Special Needs Trust
  • Private Foundation
  • Endowments
  • Scholarship Funds

Donor-Advised Funds

Ren’s most popular service for individuals is the set up and management of donor-advised funds, which allow for the transfer of assets to a public charity for the purpose of charitable giving.

Donor-advised funds help charitably minded individuals reduce estate taxes and capital gains taxes on appreciated assets. 

A donor can recommend a wide range of investment options to their financial advisor for the assets of their donor-advised fund account.

Donor-advised funds are a wonderful tool for establishing a legacy of giving. Heirs and loved ones can be part of the process of distributing grants to charity and can even be named successor grant advisors so the donor-advised fund can last for generations. 

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Next-Gen of Philanthropic Management

When you work with Ren to setup and manage the administration of your gifts, you gain access to the next generation of philanthropic management: DFX.

DFX is a dynamic, mobile-responsive, cloud-based planned giving account management platform that provides a secure, configurable, and socially powerful interface for donors and program staff.

Tap into Ren and DFX, and we can do as little or as much of the work as you like: Use DFX to manage gifts yourself or let our team do the management for you inside DFX.

Features and Benefits

  • Custom branding / sub-branding
  • Custom configuration                       
  • Conveniently manage                        
  • Grants and contributions
  • Secure credit card processing
  • Responsive to any device / anywhere
  • Scalable to your organizational needs
  • Integrates social media / Environmental, social, and governance investing

A Full-Service Solution

Your nonprofit has unique needs, which is why we offer holistic, custom-made solutions for your organization. Some of the benefits of working with us include access to:

  • Donor-access website carrying your organization’s brand
  • Executive dashboard for institutional view
  • Customized reporting
  • Custody- & investment-neutral tools
  • Educational webinars for staff or clients
  • Ability to accept specialty assets
  • Potential sponsoring charity
  • Marketing assistance to grow your program

“Ren is a true partner in every way. They ‘walk the talk’ and respond to and anticipate our organization’s needs. With the implementation of the Ren CoE, our processes have been streamlined and our efficiency and effectiveness has increased. Donors are thrilled to have access to their records at their will and we, as an organization have been able to focus on our core competencies.”

The Twains

Charitable gift services aren't just a line of business. They're our only business.

With more than 30 years of experience in charitable gift services, we support charitable gift portfolios for over 140 institutions – including large and small nonprofit organizations, universities, community foundations, and financial firms – and provide everything these organizations need to attract new donors and clients while keeping current ones happy and engaged.

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Still Exploring Your Options?

If you’d like to continue to explore charitable giving options before you contact us, visit our Education Center. You will find information about giving vehicles, helpful calculators, important FAQs, and more. 

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Understanding Gift Types

Learn more about different giving vehicles, such as donor-advised funds or charitable trusts.

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Tools & Calculators

Take our Find Your Fit Questionnaire, or use our securities donations calculator or gift calculator.

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Facts & Information

Learn about IRS rates and transferring trusts, and get answers to frequently asked questions.

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