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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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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

Sharing Christmas cheer with others | Chattanooga Times Free Press
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

Corporate philanthropy accounts for just 4% of annual charitable ... Foundations contributed 19% of all philanthropic giving, much of which...more

Cazenove Capital launches new donor-advised fund | Money Marketing
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

As philanthropy and impact investing move higher up clients' agendas, ... or to create a bespoke impact investment portfolio to maximise...more

When Setting Up a Charitable Fund, Think Beyond the Tax Break - Barron's
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, National Philanthropic Trust

The issue isn't the vehicles themselves, but philanthropic apathy. ... “Philanthropy should be the motivation, not tax...more

SC Sec. of State: 'Give from the heart, but please give smart' this holiday season - WIS-TV
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

... hundreds of billions of dollars to charity, with much of that giving during the holiday season, according to the National Philanthropic...more

Education, religious groups gain most from giving strategy - Stamford Advocate
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

The somewhat mysterious charitable giving strategy known as ... $74 billion in grant dollars given to 240,000 nonprofits from 87 DAF...more

The Case for Reconsidering Naming Rights - Chronicle of Philanthropy
Foundation: National Philanthropic Trust

National Philanthropic Trust, the second-biggest DAF sponsor, brought in $4.9 billion in contributions last year. The trust examined...more

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



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Rwanda as Social Entrepreneur Fund Beneficiary


The Republic of Rwanda has been picked as one of the six African countries as beneficiaries for a new fellowship fund program designed at supporting social entrepreneurs in tackling issues on food security.




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