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Donor-advised funds: Donation warehouses or a democratic vehicle for philanthropy?

Author: , Post Date: November 26, 2018
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Excerpt of “Donor-advised funds: Donation warehouses or a democratic vehicle for philanthropy?” by Gabriel Hament Source: Sarasota Herald Tribune 11/26/2018 The long-standing debate surrounding the lightly regulated world of donor-advised funds has been gaining traction on the pages of the Nonprofit Quarterly. For those unfamiliar with them, donor-advised funds are a philanthropic vehicle housed at […]

Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs): Warehouses of Charitable Dollars or a Democratic Vehicle for Philanthropy?

Author: Gabriel Hament, Post Date: September 25, 2018
Gabriel Hament, Foundations and Charitable Accounts, Cumberland Advisors

The long-standing debate surrounding the lightly regulated world of donor-advised funds has been gaining traction on the pages of the Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ).[1] To help frame the discussion, here are some bullet points from Bruce DeBoskey on the history and growth of DAFs, published by the Denver Post: (*) “Today, there are about 300,000 DAFs […]