Often times, when we talk about engaging in philanthropy we mean monetarily giving to a cause. While that’s a large portion of the discussion, there’s more to giving than that.
Younger givers are especially eager to find ways to connect on a deeper level with the causes and organizations they are passionate about. Giving money away is what our parents …read more »
At first glance, DonorsTrust is a simple donor-advised fund provider – a place that offers a useful charitable tool.
While true, we are more than that. Donor-advised funds are our primary program, but, unlike the commercial DAF providers, we have a mission that drives us – a mission built on specific principles that motivates our work.
We are the community …read more »
Some of the best things in life come from creative partnerships.
Marriage. Music collaborations. Doritos Locos tacos.
Partnerships are great. They allow us to do more and be more than we otherwise might on our own.
Our Founding Partnership
That’s in large part why DonorsTrust (and Novus Society) exists. It started with one donor who had a passion for …read more »
Does private charitable giving really matter when it comes to medical and scientific research?
The government already funds so many projects, research institutions, and laboratories – so why would anyone need to give more to these places? Do private dollars even make a difference in regards to medical discovery?
Government Funding or Private Giving?
While it’s true that medical funding …read more »
You may have heard it said that donor-advised funds are the fastest growing charitable giving tool and rapidly becoming the most popular option available.
But why is that? How do they actually work? What does it take to open one? And are they only for millionaires?
Answering Your Questions on Donor-Advised Funds
In this interview with Institute for Justice, …read more »
Private giving is woven into the fabric of the American story. From a fledgling nation, to the great country we are now, the United States has benefited enormously from contributions made by its citizens to charitable institutions. This giving is a testament to the strength of our national character.
However, this rich philanthropic tradition is threatened by a misunderstanding of …read more »
It is a well-established fact that diversity of thought is a good thing.
Well, at least it used to be. If you follow whatever preferred flavor of media, or use any type of social media account, you will witness firsthand how diversity is treated in today’s divisive environment.
Unfortunately, any deviation from the accepted line of thinking risks your being …read more »
Our CEO, Lawson Bader had the opportunity to return to the Bob Zadek Show, a libertarian radio segment based in Northern California. Lawson discussed DonorsTrust and some of the top policy issues currently facing philanthropists and non-profits, including donor privacy and tax reform.
The concept of private giving has been integral to the Unites States since the Founding. Recently, …read more »