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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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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

The Emerging Philanthropic Reform Movement
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

They include delivering more funds to nonprofits, curbing mega-wealth, improving the charitable tax deduction, and more. Given how big...more

Donor-Advised Funds Are the Linchpin of Local Charitable Giving
Foundation: Oregon Community Foundation, Rhode Island Foundation, National Philanthropic Trust

Y.) and current leader of the philanthropy practice at Van Scoyoc Associates ... of 80% since 2015, according to the National Philanthropic Trust...more

Recalibrating How You Think About Grants
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

The role of grant funding in the nonprofit sector far outpaces the rate of ... providing degrees or certificates in nonprofit management or...more

National Philanthropic Trust Hires Disciplina to Manage Some of Its Investments
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

Outsourced chief investment officer firm Disciplina will work on some of NPT's donor advised funds. By Alicia McElhaney. March 23, 2021....more

Our Pandemic Year: 12 months of frenzied fundraising and philanthropy
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

... from National Philanthropic Trust. Meanwhile, a recent study on Jewish foundations and federations in the U.S. found Jewish philanthropy was a...more

Donor-Advised Funds Are Supporting Charities in Time of Need
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

The following article is part of a Philanthropy Roundtable series examining recent ... According to the National Philanthropic Trust's 2020 DAF...more

National Philanthropic Trust Donors Granted 171% More
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

11 Philanthropy Trends For 2021 · 2019 Salary & Benefits...more

College moves forward with plans for $15 million grant
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

Scott used a donor-advised fund at the National Philanthropic Trust to disburse the grant funding. “In providing unprecedented support to...more

DAF Accounts Totaled 873228, Up 19.4%
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

It's the first sector-wide review of grantmaking from DAFs to charities in response to COVID-19, released by the National Philanthropic Trust. The...more



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