Tag Archives: DAF funds


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 […]

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 […]