DAFcember Archive

DAF Dos and Don’ts

Once you’ve established a donor-advised fund (DAF), you’ll want to keep a few rules in mind as you think about how best to use it. To help introduce you to some of those rules, we’ve compiled this short list of DAF dos and don’ts. By following these tips, you can become the best charitable giver … Continue reading →

The Winter 2021 CFSEK Newsletter Is Here!

Our Winter 2021 Charitable Connection newsletter has arrived! Here’s what you’ll find inside: Our Match Day 2021 results (this is HUGE!) Some year-end giving strategies that could save you in taxes A list of our newest funds Our #SEKscholarships and grants calendar And more! You can check it out in the newsletters section of our … Continue reading →

What are donor-advised funds?

Donor-advised funds (or DAFs for short) are a type of charitable-giving tool that has become increasingly prevalent in recent decades. They are a powerful, versatile, and tax-efficient tool for individuals, couples, and families interested in philanthropy. In the last 30 years DAFs have become a major source of funding for charities, both locally and nationally. … Continue reading →