Tag Archives: Charitable Accounts


Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary –  COVID-19 Impacts & Philanthropic Opportunities: GGA Interview with Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic

Author: David R. Kotok, Post Date: May 31, 2020
Interview between Lydia Clements & Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic

Good Sunday Morning, and please take some time for a walk with your earbuds. We have for you a video call between Lydia Clements, director of the Georgia Grantmakers Alliance, and Raphael Bostic, president and chief executive officer of the Atlanta Fed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWIj8iNV6QU. At the SECF website the Georgia Grantmakers Alliance (GGA) is described as […]

Cumberland Advisors Market Commentary – Time to Re-Examine Donor-Advised Fund Tax Policy

Author: Gabriel Hament, Post Date: September 24, 2019

The tax treatment and rules governing donor-advised funds (DAFs) continue to garner attention nationwide. According to the National Philanthropic Trust’s 2018 DAF Report, as of FY 2017 over $110 billion was housed within 463,622 DAFs across 604 community foundations, 345 single-issue charities, and 53 national charities. Donors contributed $17.24 billion in 2013, which rose to […]

Buffett’s 2018 Letter / Fees Matter When Investing “Forever” / Clear Your Calendar for April 11th

Author: Gabriel Hament, Post Date: March 21, 2019

In the Oracle of Omaha’s 54th annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, Warren Buffett celebrates the dynamism of the American economy while cautioning investors against high-cost advisory fee arrangements. Buffett attributes the success of the United States to the American tailwind – a force animated by patriotism, sacrifice, and the belief that “generations beyond would […]

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

Author: , Post Date: November 26, 2018

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 […]