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How Big Is the Christian Donor Advised Fund World?

There are approximately 750 community foundations which sponsor donor advised funds around the United States, according to the Council on Foundations. Surprisingly, there are 1,680 in 51 countries, according to the Council. The first community foundation was established in 1914 in Cleveland  »  Read More

Since 1914? Donor Advised Funds—An Old New Trend in Giving

Donor advised funds seemed to explode on the charitable giving scene in just a few short years. Today, the top charities in the country are donor advised funds. By 2015, the donor advised fund world reached $80 billion in assets. But for all this rapid rise, few seem to remember their history. At  »  Read More

Looking Forward: A New Donor-Advised Fund Era–Advisors!

There’s a new day coming for donor-advised funds. For nearly 18 years, the Servant Foundation affiliated with the National Christian Foundation. Over that period of time, the Servant Foundation has seen nearly $3 billion in contributions and $2 billion in grants. But now Servant Foundation is  »  Read More