Using prizes can encourage innovation that furthers your private foundation’s strategic goals and delivers significant social change.
Learn about the different ways a private foundation can make grants to organizations outside of the United States.
When we think of a private foundation supporting a charitable cause, most of us think in terms of grants—money given […]
PRI loan guarantees allow a foundation to extend its credit to a grantee without liquidating the foundation’s current holdings or disbursing cash. Learn more in this article.
Conferences, consultants, site visits, and other strategic expenses can help you get more impact for your gifts, and with a private foundation, you can pay for these expenses with tax-advantaged dollars. Learn more in this article.
As the name implies, set-asides are funds “set aside” by a private foundation to be paid out in the future, yet they are treated as qualifying distributions toward the current year’s 5% minimum distribution requirement. This allows the foundation to “accumulate funds” over multiple years in order to fund a larger initiative at a later date.
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In addition to grants, program-related investments or PRIs provide another useful tool for private foundations to achieve their philanthropic goals. […]
The IRS allows private foundations wide latitude to undertake creative, inventive and effective philanthropy. Learn more.
Conduit elections allow foundations to get a fair-market-value deduction for contributions of appreciated, long-term capital assets.