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Donor Advised Funds for Retirees: Planned Giving and Bequests

We are about to witness the largest-ever transfer of wealth between generations. Charitable giving has been steadily increasing during the past few years and there is a strong chance that the wealth of the Baby Boomer generation will result in the largest philanthropic boom seen since the era of Rockefeller and Carnegie. The difference being… CONTINUE READING >>


CAF America Celebrates UN Day

On October 24, 2017, the CAF America team gathered in our headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the United Nations. As an organization that helps Americans support important causes across the world, CAF America has been aligning our grantmaking with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since 2016. As a staff,… CONTINUE READING >>


Anti-Money Laundering Compliance for Grantmakers: The Good, The Bad and The Regulatory

A recent announcement by the Financial Action Task Force, or FATF, is giving the charitable sector new reason to celebrate. For years, governments have cautioned potential donors that the entire charitable sector, made up primarily of Nonprofit Organizations (NPOs), is at a greater risk for being used to commit money laundering and other illegal activities…. CONTINUE READING >>


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Protecting a Treasure in the Heart of Africa

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is celebrated as one of the most biodiverse ecoregions on the planet. Nestled within the dense eastern jungle lies the Virunga National Park—the oldest and largest park of its kind in Africa. The park is home to an array of endemic and endangered species, including approximately one third… CONTINUE READING >>

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