Effective Granting

Researching a charity's mission, future plans and financial position is a great start to effective granting. Our resource center offers information and insights that can help you make a bigger impact.

Discover Charities

View resources to help you locate and evaluate nonprofits working on disaster relief, social justice, and other cause areas.

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Giving Tools

Find a wealth of knowledge about different giving tools, how they can be combined and what's right for you.

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Effective Granting

Learn to make an impact with your charitable giving, the importance of due diligence, and factors for grant approvals.

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Disaster Relief: COVID-19

Learn how you can support disaster relief now and consider adding it to your future philanthropic goals.

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Take on hunger and homelessness

NAVi for Hunger & Homelessness aims to provide you with the information needed to understand where and how you can make a difference. Make informed giving decisions that will have the greatest impact.


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There are so many ways to support the charities you believe in. But when it comes to tax-effective giving, we believe a donor-advised fund is the best option. Our resource center offers information and insight into the best and more effective ways to make a difference through charitable giving.

Craft your giving legacy

Fulfill your charitable intentions beyond your lifetime with flexible legacy options.

Find your charitable focus

We have thoughtfully designed resources to help you find your charitable focus.

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Create your charitable plan

Use this worksheet to create a charitable plan. Start with a mission statement, state your giving goals and more.

Quick Start Guide

Use this guide to jumpstart your giving or learn more about your account. Ready, set, go!

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Give directly from Vanguard

Donate a variety of assets from your Vanguard account directly into your Vanguard Charitable DAF.

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Importance of due diligence

Different nonprofits require different due diligence. The good news: We have you covered.

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The Value in Giving podcast  The Value in Giving Podcast


The Value in Giving explores how philanthropy creates lasting change in the world. The podcast brings together leaders from nonprofit organizations and community foundations across the world of philanthropy for rich discussions. Learn more about the importance of giving, how nonprofits respond to crises, and how you can take action now.

Account Demo Video

Giving made easy with Vanguard Charitable

Vanguard Charitable's donor-advised fund can simplify your giving and support your charitable goals. Experience the value in giving with Vanguard Charitable.


Click the play button to see how a Vanguard Charitable account makes giving easy.

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Supporting your favorite charities is easy. Watch our video/demo/check it out/ see how.

Granting with Vanguard Charitable

Supporting your favorite charities is easy. Once you’ve opened and funded your account, you can recommend grants to support the causes you care about most.


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Ensuring you receive the tax deduction you deserve from charitable contributions can be complex and confusing work. Giving through a donor-advised fund makes tax time easier. In this section, you will find information about taxes, required minimum distribution, qualified charitable distributions, and more.

Charitable Tax Center

Our Charitable Tax Center is a knowledge hub for charitably focused, tax-related information.

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Tax Savings Calculator

Our easy-to-use tax calculator will help you understand how your filing status, income rate, and estimated contributions affect your potential tax savings.

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Donating complex assets

Infographic: See why donating complex assets like private equity can lead to double the benefits.

CARES Act overview

Review the CARES Act provisions donors and nonprofits should know about.

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Taxes & charitable giving

Did you know different giving tools can influence both valuation and deductibility? Learn more about gift valuation and reporting.

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Value your contribution

It's up to you to value your contribution, and here's some information that can help.


Compare Investments tool

At Vanguard Charitable, Vanguard’s time-tested investment principles guide us. We apply the same thoughtful, long-term outlook, best-in-class investments, and industry-low costs to charitable giving. Use our helpful Compare Investments tool to see a snapshot of what your charitable investment portfolio could look like. 

Cost Calculator

Use our cost calculator to estimate your expected all-in fee for the assets you wish to donate. Start by adding the dollar amount of the assets you wish to give. Clicking calculate fees will take you to the calculator page and the calculator will walk you through the rest. 

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