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The top 8 reasons you should open a charitable giving fund in 2017

December 29, 2016

There are almost as many ways to give to charity as there are charities to give to. For many donors, opening a charitable giving fund is one of the smartest ways to manage charitable giving in a smart and concise way. How?

  1. To bring strategy and structure to your giving.
  2. Receive one tax receipt for all giving done through your fund. All of the donations you made on one nice, orderly receipt. This will make your accountant very happy.
  3. Stay personally involved in your grant making. Or don't. Want to set up a once-a-year donation and never think about it again? That can be arranged. How much time, energy and thought you want to dedicate to your charitable giving is dictated by you.
  4. Donate diverse types of assets. Cash donations are so 2016. With a charitable giving fund, you aren't limited to cash gifts - you can donate real estate, art or any other tangible assets that most charities aren't equipped to handle on their own.
  5. You benefit from all the work that's been done for others
  6. Simplify the mechanics of your giving and maximize the ways and assets you can give
  7. Choose how visible your giving is in the community
  8. Leverage our assets and investment expertise to grow your charitable dollars
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