Corporate Giving Programs

What Constitutes a Corporate Charitable Giving Program?

Some of the world’s greatest philanthropists are business owners and corporate executives. What drives their charitable work can be attributed to many factors, ranging from solidifying their employee, client and community ties and supporting the communities that support them, to favorably positioning their company to appeal to future workforce’s values and taking advantage of tax incentives. It’s rare for any …

Connecting With Others This Holiday Season

Families and friends are preparing to gather with their loved ones to celebrate upcoming holidays, some for the first time in a long while. Whether your family is prompted to dig deeper in conversation after spending time apart, or you’re looking for a way to further your discussion at the dinner table, check out these resources about family philanthropy: Listen: …

A Donor-Advised Fund’s Role in Charitable Investment Management

A Donor-Advised Fund’s Role in Charitable Investment Management

According to Giving USA, charitable giving in the U.S. amounted to a record-breaking $471.44 billion in 2020. But, donors are not using cash or their checkbooks alone to make their donations to charities. Instead, the statistics show donors are supporting nonprofit organizations via grants from their donor-advised funds. National Philanthropic Trust’s 14th annual 2020 Donor-Advised Fund Report published statistics supporting …

Corporate Charitable Foundation

A Donor-Advised Fund That Serves as Your Corporate Charitable Foundation

Today’s consumers expect the brands with which they do business to embrace giving back to the community. The ways business leaders can engage in charitable giving are plentiful, ranging from corporate foundations, matching gift programs, giving cards and disaster relief efforts and donations. Given the different ways available for developing and executing a corporate philanthropic program, doing the most good …

The Magic of Growing a Charitable Investment Account

The Magic of Growing a Charitable Investment Account

Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, The Gates and Sam Walton are some of our country’s great philanthropists. Their giving was built on the growth of their charitable assets via private foundations, not on their big checkbooks. Today, your last name doesn’t have to be synonymous with the ultra-wealthy to have a charitable investment account. Anyone can be a philanthropist using a …