Comparing Private Foundations and Donor Advised Funds

A common myth is that a donor advised fund is just like having a private foundation, but without the cost and complication. That’s simply not the case. Learn the facts before you make an irrevocable decision.

Download this FREE comparison chart, Private Foundations and Donor Advised Funds, to decide which is the better choice for you. It examines many important differences, such as:

  • Control over assets
  • Control over grantmaking decisions
  • Philanthropic flexibility
  • Compensating family members

Unlike a private foundation, you can’t change your mind if you opt for a donor advised fund and decide afterwards it’s not for you. In order to make the right decision, it’s important to understand the differences from the outset.

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