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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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DAFs Report Record Contributions, Grants - The NonProfit Times
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

“Continued growth of charitable assets under management reflects increases in the number of funds, in contributions from donors, and in market gains...more

2021 Donor-advised Fund Report: Grants to Charities Increase 27 ... - St. Joseph News-Press
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

National Philanthropic Trust's 2021Donor-Advised Fund Report identified ... Fund Report, the sector's authority on the state of DAF...more

Helping Kids Learn; Foundations Should Give More as Assets Grow (Opinion)
Foundation: Lemelson Foundation, National Philanthropic Trust

We count on philanthropy to be several steps ahead of what society needs — and this week our senior writer Olivera Perkins brought you a...more

National Philanthropic (Mis)Trust - Inequality.org
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

Shutterstock. Philanthropy. National Philanthropic (Mis)Trust. Donor-advised funds are making misleading claims in response...more

What's Next for Mutual Aid? - Chronicle of Philanthropy
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

That tally was reported by the National Philanthropic Trust, a sponsor of donor-advised funds that produces an annual report on DAF growth...more

Report Confirms DAFs Have Commendable Payout Rates - Philanthropy Roundtable
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

A new report out of the National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) illustrates the importance of donor-advised funds for charities and the communities they...more

NPT Donors Boosted DAF Grants 179% - The NonProfit Times
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), a national, independent public charity ... donors embraced 'trust-based philanthropy' — giving many unrestricted...more

Donor-advised funds are catching on as a tool for personal philanthropy
Foundation: Hendricks County Community Foundation, Indianapolis Foundation, National Philanthropic Trust, Schwab Charitable

According to the National Philanthropic Trust's 2020 Donor-Advised Fund Report, issued in February, the number of donor-advised funds more...more

How a Black-Owned OCIO More Than Doubled Its Assets in a Year
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

... comes after the Nashville-based firm announced in March that it had been hired by the National Philanthropic Trust, a nonprofit with $14.3...more

5 myths about using donor-advised funds for impact investing
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

Myth No 1. Large national DAF providers and community foundations do not offer private debt or equity impact investment options. Truth. In fact, some...more



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