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About Foundation Source

Foundation Source empowers people and companies to create a better world through philanthropy. As the nation’s largest provider of foundation management services, we’re a trusted source for philanthropic expertise. We invest in industry-leading technology for foundations and offer a configurable suite of administrative, compliance and advisory solutions.

For more than two decades, we’ve worked with individuals, families, boards and professional advisors to preserve legacies and make giving easier. Today we are proud to support more than 2,000 unique foundations and have facilitated over $10 billion in charitable aid. With a 98% retention rate, we are honored to have earned the trust and loyalty of our clients.


Our Services

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Purpose-Built Technology

Our secure web-based platform was built from the ground up for the unique needs of private foundations, making it easy to implement your philanthropic strategy, conduct routine activities and keep tabs on your giving.

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Philanthropic Expertise

Our team of experienced specialists are on call whenever you need them for professional insights and responsive services. In-house experts include tax, legal, accounting, philanthropic advisory services and more.

Foundation Administation

Administrative Services

We offer complete back-office services including active compliance monitoring, transaction processing, all state and federal filings, and financial and regulatory reporting – so your foundation runs efficiently and compliantly.

New Foundations

Foundation Source can provide a new foundation, ready for funding, in as little as three business days. We also happily work with new foundations that are established independently by an attorney.


Existing Foundations

Whether your foundation has been around for a few years or a few generations, we have the resources and experience to support it. We provide everything from the basic support all foundations need to highly customized solutions.


By the Numbers

Founded in 2000, these numbers document our remarkable growth.


We support more than 2,000 private foundations representing more than $22 billion in charitable assets.

$1M – $3B

Individual client foundations range in size from less than $1 million to more than $3 billion in assets.


Since the company was founded, we’ve helped our clients process more than 420,000 grants totaling more than $10 billion in charitable aid.

Strategic Alliances:

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We serve family, corporate, and professionally staffed foundations, of all sizes, nationwide. We work in partnership with wealth management firms, law firms, accounting firms, and family offices as well as directly with individuals and families. What can we help you with today?

Start a Foundation

Start a Foundation

Manage a Foundation

Manage a Foundation

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Technology Solutions

Wealth Advisors

Wealth Advisors




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