Vanguard Charitable Endowment seeks to make charitable giving easy, convenient, and smart. It believes that the easiest, smartest, and most convenient way to fulfill philanthropic goals is through a donor-advised fund, a tax-effective way to consolidate, accrue, and grant assets to charity.
Its mission is to increase philanthropy and maximize its impact over time.
According to this data, the group's biggest grants have historically come from the California Endowment ($51 million since 2001), the Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program ($39 million since 2007),...more
Leading this new wave have been several major financial management firms that recognized a business opportunity in allowing their investors to make planned donations while retaining management of...more
The National Philanthropic Trust's 2017 Donor-Advised Funds Report found that in 2016 there “were approximately 285,000 individual donor-advised ... Almost 25 percent of funds donated to the top...more
According to the nonprofit National Philanthropic Trust, givers put $23.27 billion in donor-advised funds in 2016, a 7 percent increase from 2015 and an 18 percent increase from 2014. That money is...more