Charitable Giving, Donor Advised Funds and Supporting Organizations: Select Analyses


Leonel Arrick (Editor)

Series: Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives, Financial Institutions and Services
BISAC: BUS027000

Donor advised funds allow individuals to make a gift to a fund in a sponsoring organization. Sponsoring organizations are charities that are allowed to receive tax-deductible donations. The gift is irrevocable, as in the case of a gift to a foundation or any other charity. The donor does not legally oversee the payment of grants to charities from the fund, which is determined by the sponsoring organizations. Donors make recommendations for grants (hence donor advised), and there is general agreement that these recommendations determine, with few exceptions, the contributions. This book provides select analysis on charitable giving, donor advised funds and supporting organizations, with a focus on minimum distribution requirements and imposing tighter restrictions. (Imprint: Nova)

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An Analysis of Charitable Giving and Donor Advised Funds
(Molly F. Sherlock, Jane G. Gravelle, CRS)

Report to Congress on Supporting Organizations and Donor Advised Funds
(Department of the Treasury)


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