5 Ways Philanthropists Use Donor Advised Funds and How Fundraisers Can Benefit

Donor advised funds (DAFs) are philanthropy’s fastest growing charitable giving vehicle. There are more than 460,000 individual DAF accounts in the U.S., double the number just five years ago. Collectively they hold more than $110 billion, all of which is destined for charities.

The trajectory for DAF growth shows no sign of slowing down. This guide is intended to help fundraisers tap into these powerful giving vehicles and speak to the donors who choose them.

  • How a DAF Works
  • How DAFs Can Work for You
  • How Philanthropists Use Their DAFs

Having a coordinated program to encourage donors to give from their DAF is a winning strategy, and using the tips in this e-book can help your organization raise more money from this growing resource.