Al Cantor is great. He’s a tiger. He takes particular interest in what DAFs are (and are NOT) doing.
For instance, fairly recently he pointed out Fidelity Charitable’s unforgivable lack of transparency. I very much appreciate his post on that
He also writes and speaks often about the slow movement of money OUT of DAF’s into charity bank accounts. But I can only commiserate so much with him (and nonprofits) on this one because I think nonprofits share a burden here.
Charities must do a better job of inspiring and shepherding the disbursement of funds. Our clients get a growing number of DAF gifts each year because:
Bottom line: If charities want the DAF money they have to go get it or open up the channels so the money can flow more freely. You can get more tips on how to do that here: Donor Advised Funds topics
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