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Guide to giving with a donor-advised fund

Fulfill your philanthropic goals with Vanguard Charitable, a leading donor-advised fund.

The unique structure of a philanthropic account at Vanguard Charitable allows you to manage your charitable giving in a tax-effective, flexible, and convenient way. Use the information on this page as a guide to help you understand the full giving experience with Vanguard Charitable.

Open an account by making your contribution now and taking the applicable tax deduction. Then, over time, build a strategic giving plan that allows you to grow your account and recommend more gifts to charity.

At year-end, your online philanthropic account is the most effective way to recommend grants or make contributions. To take advantage of the benefits of online giving, log in to your account or register for web access.

Read our Policies and guidelines booklet for important information.

Giving with Vanguard Charitable

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Discover tools and tips for generating charitable impact on our Strategic giving page.