Watch this stunning time lapse illustration of the rise of donor-advised funds (DAFs) as the largest recipients of charitable gifts.
A new research database reveals that many donor-advised fund donations take years to make it to the coffers of operating nonprofits.
Charitable giving has become a taxpayer-subsidized extension of private power and influence for the wealthiest people in the country. It’s time to fix that.
New Research from the Institute for Policy Studies Shows How the Rich Use Donor-Advised Funds to Warehouse Charitable Wealth
DAFs have been used to transform philanthropy into a taxpayer-subsidized extension of private power and influence for the wealthy.
Our wealthiest give away only a fraction of what they could easily afford to give.
But it is not just Russian oligarchs that have been increasingly abusing charity for financial or political gain; U.S. oligarchs do it too.
How the concentration of wealth is warping the giving sector, from our Charity Reform Initiative.
Billionaire donations mostly ignore global pandemic, ecological crisis, spiraling wage and wealth inequality, and racial inequity.
Donor-advised funds are set up to provide more benefit to their wealthy donors than to public charities. We can fix that.
New revelations about the Nike founder’s tax-dodging schemes raise questions about his charitable giving.
Donor-advised funds are making misleading claims in response to criticism that they are warehousing wealth instead of boosting charitable giving.
New Report Finds More Than One Billion Dollars In DAF Grants
Went to Other Commercial DAFs in 2019
New report finds more than one billion dollars in DAF grants went to other commercial DAFs in 2019.
A new generation of wealth advisors helps wealthy people give away their money instead of hoard it.
We must prevent our charitable system from being misused by those with the means and motivation to do so.