Amplified Giving

Keeping an Eye on the Trends in Philanthropy

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2019 at 3:38 PM / by Dan Greenspon posted in Insider Tips, Philanthropy, Charitable Giving, Donor Advised Fund, DAF, Tax Deduction, Specialty Assets, legacy

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The non-profit world continues to be integrated into the fabric of an American culture and business environment but faces a bit of unknown future. Too much duplication of services and blending between for-profit and non-profit exist. The philanthropy sector is consistently overlooked but employs over 12.3 Million people (as of 2016). New ways of philanthropy, non-profit management, and administration or technology exist to make giving flexible, fast, and easier online!

Non-profits employ roughly 10% of all workers in America and have contributed to job growth over the last decade. During this time, nonprofits outpaced for-profit job growth by almost 4 to 1.

What does this mean for the sector and philanthropy specifically?  As the sector continues to grow and mature, below are some trends to keep an eye on and consider.

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Establish a Charitable Legacy with a Private Family Donor-Advised Fund

[fa icon="calendar'] March 29, 2019 at 3:08 PM / by Matt Keller posted in Insider Tips, Philanthropy, Charitable Giving, Donor Advised Fund, DAF, Tax Deduction, Specialty Assets, legacy

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When people think of family legacies, names like Carnegie, Ford and Rockefeller spring to mind. These families were pioneers in business and innovation at the turn of the century in the United States and, as such, forged their names in history. But these families were also responsible for shaping the landscape of modern-day philanthropy.

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Building a Charitable Legacy

[fa icon="calendar'] August 30, 2018 at 3:07 PM / by Matt Keller posted in Insider Tips, Philanthropy, Charitable Giving, Donor Advised Fund, DAF, Tax Deduction, Specialty Assets, Life Insurance, Generational Giving, legacy

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An often-cited philanthropic goal among charitable-minded individuals is to develop a lasting impact that will live on after they are gone. Whether that means instilling in your children and grandchildren a tradition of giving, or developing a means of perpetual giving to continue your charitable habits after your time on Earth has passed, having the ability to make a financial difference and creating a legacy of giving can easily be accomplished by starting a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF).

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