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National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) was founded in 1996. Since that time, NPT has raised more than $27.0 billion in charitable contributions and currently manages $16.3 billion in charitable assets. NPT has made nearly 430,000 grants totaling more than $15.5 billion to charities all over the world and ranks among the largest grantmaking institutions in the United States.

Our mission is to increase philanthropy in society through assisting in the establishment and administration of donor-advised funds.


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Thinking About The Best Ways To Give To Charity? Here's Where To Start
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

It's that time of year again: the time of year when Americans open their wallets to give to causes of their choosing. In fact, Americans gave $51 billion to charity in 2017, an increase of 7% over...more

For Nonprofits | NPTrust
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

Periodic email newsletter with insights and information about philanthropy, donor-advised funds and National Philanthropic Trust. NPT Blog. NPT...more

PayPal Launches Grant Payments, Enabling Funds from Grantmakers - NonProfit PRO
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

PayPal announced Grant Payments, a new product that enables Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) sponsors, community foundations, and other grantmakers...more

PayPal Introduces Grant Payments - Silicon Valley Daily
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

SAN JOSE — PayPal has partnered with National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) ... working to increase philanthropy and maximize its impact over...more

PayPal Launches Grant Payments, Enabling Charities to Quickly Receive Funds ... - PR Newswire
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

... Philanthropic Trust (NPT) and Vanguard Charitable announced Grant... ... working to increase philanthropy and maximize its impact over...more

Public Unclear On DAF, Foundation Payouts - The NonProfit Times
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

As more than $1.2 trillion sits in foundations and in donor-advised funds (DAFs), most adult Americans (69%) polled support higher annual...more

The Ultimate Guide to Donor-Advised Funds - NonProfit PRO
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

So, let's dive into how donor-advised funds can help you with your overall fundraising strategy. What's a Donor-Advised Fund? A donor-advised fund...more

L'Oréal Commits €50m To New Impact Fund For Circular Economy
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

L'Oreal is making a big investment in the fight against climate change. The French cosmetics company has committed $50 million to the Circular Innovation Fund, which aims to invest in businesses...more

New Data Tells Us Where Donor-Advised Fund Dollars Go—And Don't Go - Non Profit News
Foundation: Tides Foundation, National Philanthropic Trust

According to the National Philanthropic Trust, even as donations from DAFs in 2020 hit a record $34.67 billion, contributions to DAFs were an...more

How MacKenzie Scott, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg use donor-advised funds | Fortune
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

MacKenzie Scott is upending the world of philanthropy by the speed, ... Fidelity Charitable, and the National Philanthropic Trust—the...more



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