Blog: Donor Advised Funds

IRS Publishes New Guidelines for Equivalency Determination

Many international grantmakers in the U.S. were very pleased when in 2015 the Department of Treasury published its final regulations called “Reliance Standards for Making Good Faith Determinations.” With near lighting speed, for the IRS, just two years later on September 14th, 2017, the IRS has released Rev. Proc. 2017-53. These new guidelines clarify the… CONTINUE READING >>


Five Predictions for the Future of Philanthropy

When asked about what I think the future of fundraising looks like, my best advice? STOP FUNDRAISING!  In the ever-evolving world of philanthropy, your success is not in the tools you use to fundraise, but in your donors. Strive to inspire and your work will be done. It might sound like I am just trying… CONTINUE READING >>


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Access to Education, Kenya

Grant name: Safisha Africa Welfare Foundation Education is a significant determinant in the course of one’s life, and for that reason access to learning at an early age is vitally important. The educational system in Africa has struggled for a number of reasons including historical factors, political and social strife. To this, more mundane realities… CONTINUE READING >>

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