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Administrative fee reduction planned for March 1, 2018

February 23, 2018


Vanguard Charitable is committed to offering a low-cost, high-value donor advised fund, and holds firm to our belief that low fees allow you to maximize your charitable giving. To ensure we are enabling you to create the most impact with your charitable dollars, we are pleased to announce a reduction in our administrative fee structure. Beginning March 1, 2018, assets between $500,000 and $999,999 will be assessed a 0.35% administrative fee, a 0.05% reduction.


                As of March 1, 2018:



Vanguard Charitable’s low administrative fee provides you with access to a knowledgeable staff, in-depth due diligence for grant recommendations, advanced research tools such as the GuideStar National Nonprofit Directory, and an online account portal for all giving and granting activities.


We pride ourselves on being a low-cost leader in philanthropic giving. Donor-advised accounts at Vanguard charitable enjoy an all-in fee structure that is a combination of low, and recently reduced, investment fees and administrative fees. investment fees and administrative fees. Accounts with sustained balances above $1 million may be eligible for further reductions in administrative and investment expenses. For more information, contact our Philanthropic Services Group at 888-383-4483.


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