CAF America is a global grantmaking organization assisting corporations, foundations, and individuals. We streamline the grantmaking process to eliminate risk and administrative burden. Through our work, we help donors support great causes by assisting them in making strategic, effective, and tax-advantaged grants internationally and domestically. American donors cannot give directly to foreign charitable organizations and obtain a tax deduction. As a US public charity, CAF America is able to accept funds from American donors who can then recommend that CAF America use those funds to support foreign charitable organizations.
The Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP) is a national community foundation. CAAP is an ACCESS institution. ACCESS is the largest nonprofit organization in the country dedicated to providing a range of holistic human services and leading initiatives to amplify the visibility and agency of Arab Americans. CAAP unites and empowers the Arab American community by demonstrating the impact of giving together. Unlike a traditional community foundation, we are not focused on a geographic location, but on an ethnic community: Arab Americans. We improve communities by making grants to nonprofit organizations. We serve donors by providing them with smart tools and resources Read more
Commonfund is an asset management firm founded in 1971 with a two-part mission. First, to create investment solutions for nonprofits that previously did not have the scale and access to the best managers and strategies. As importantly, our charter was to also create educational programs that would bring current best practices to institutional investors of all sizes and segments. Our insights have helped to advance asset management practices and grow portfolios through ever-changing investment environments. Commonfund too, has changed and grown dramatically over the years–expanding both our investment solution offerings and the client segments we serve. Yet, our mission has remained Read more
CIN is a national network of giving circles. A giving circle is a group who pool their personal time, talents, and treasure to address social issues in their communities using thoughtful giving strategies. The activities of a giving circle include grant making, advocacy and public education as complementary ways to demystify philanthropy by making it accessible and more democratic to everyday people. CIN understands the importance of guiding African Americans and people of color to the supply side of philanthropy and to be the first investors in their communities. We provide workshops and educational services about charitable giving, donor advised Read more
Fidelity Charitable is an independent public charity that has helped donors support more than 235,000 nonprofit organizations with more than $26 billion in grants. Established in 1991, Fidelity Charitable launched the first national donor-advised fund program. The mission of the organization is to grow the American tradition of philanthropy by providing programs that make charitable giving accessible, simple and effective.
IFF is a mission-driven lender, real estate consultant, and developer that helps communities thrive by creating opportunities for low-income communities and people with disabilities. Key to our success has been a deep sense of purpose, a broad perspective, and a relentless focus on achieving positive results. Social return can coincide with financial return. Across the Midwest, we help clients from every sector, including human service agencies, health centers, schools, housing developers, and grocery stores. Our staff of nearly 100 professionals works from our Chicago headquarters, and we also serve the Midwest from six regional offices: Indianapolis, IN; Detroit, MI; Minneapolis, Read more
National Christian Foundation (NCF) is a ministry and grantmaking foundation that can help you simplify your giving, multiply your impact, and glorify God. Since 1982, we’ve granted over $7 billion to 40,000+ churches, ministries, and other charities.
National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) is a public charity dedicated to providing philanthropic expertise to donors, foundations and financial institutions, enabling them to realize their philanthropic aspirations. NPT was founded in 1996. Since that time, we have raised $8 billion in charitable contributions and currently manage $4.3 billion in charitable assets. We have made more than 178,000 grants totaling $4.3 billion to charities all over the world. We rank among the 25 largest grantmaking institutions in the United States. Our experienced staff of philanthropic professionals is fully prepared to help you establish and administer your donor-advised fund. NPT is led by a Board Read more
New Profit is a national nonprofit venture philanthropy fund. Our mission is to break down the barriers that stand between people and opportunity in America. We work with visionary entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other partners to upend the status quo and transform the way America educates its children, propels people towards social and financial stability, and creates healthy communities.
As one of the nation’s leading community development financial institutions (CDFI), Nonprofit Finance Fund® (NFF®) makes millions of dollars in loans to nonprofits and pushes for fundamental improvement in how money is given and used in the sector. Since 1980, we’ve worked to connect money to mission effectively so that nonprofits can keep doing what they do so well. We provide a continuum of financing, consulting, and advocacy services to nonprofits and funders nationwide.
In 1891, John D. Rockefeller, Sr. set out to manage his philanthropy “as if it were a business.” At RPA, we maintain that commitment to practicality and strategic acumen; we also believe that giving is a natural, enriching part of human life. Whether you’re an individual, a family, or an institution, we’ll partner with you every step along the way. When you engage in thoughtful philanthropy, questions immediately arise: “Where do I start? How do we best implement this idea? Is this having an impact? How on earth will we find the time to make this happen?” The answers begin Read more
Schwab Charitable is an independent public charity created in 1999 to help clients more effectively meet their charitable giving needs through a donor-advised fund account. A Schwab Charitable donor-advised fund account allows investors to contribute cash or appreciated assets to a charitable account to realize the greatest possible tax benefits—and then support their favorite charities over time. Serving a wide range of philanthropic investors, Schwab Charitable’s accounts range in size from $5,000 to more than $500 million.
Social Venture Partners is the largest network of engaged donors in the world, and we do more than give away money. With 3200 Partners in 40 cities, SVP amplifies the impact of those out to do good by cultivating effective philanthropists, funding and strengthening nonprofits, and investing in collaborative solutions to entrenched social and environmental problems. Founded in 1997 by Paul Brainerd and group of Seattle’s business leaders.
Vanguard Charitable is a leading U.S. nonprofit organization that fulfills its mission to increase philanthropic giving by administering a donor-advised fund–a tax-effective way to consolidate, accrue, and grant assets to charity. Our philanthropic accounts offer donors a flexible and convenient way to give and, ultimately, help them make a greater charitable impact. Vanguard Charitable was founded by Vanguard in 1997 as an independent 501(c)(3) organization focused on supporting donors’ charitable plans. Although we are separate entities, Vanguard Charitable is strongly aligned with Vanguard’s principled investment philosophy and unwavering values, including its commitment to diversification, transparency, and cost-effective service. We firmly believe in Read more
Built on the principles of venture capital investing, our approach consists of four key components: partner identification, engagement, investment, and advising. By investing strategically — not just granting generously — we aim to help community-based organizations increase their impact on the lives of the children they serve. Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP) is a philanthropic investment organization that helps great leaders build strong, high-performing nonprofit institutions. It concentrates money, expertise, and personal contacts to improve the lives and boost the opportunities of children and youth of low-income families in the National Capital Region.