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.
View resources to help you locate and evaluate nonprofits working on disaster relief, social justice, and other cause areas.Learn more
Disaster Relief: COVID-19
Learn how you can support disaster relief now and consider adding it to your future philanthropic goals.Learn more
Find a wealth of knowledge about different giving tools, how they can be combined and what's right for you.Learn More
Learn to make an impact with your charitable giving, the importance of due diligence, and factors for grant approvals.Learn More
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.
Explore the non-profit landscape:
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.Download
Find your charitable focus
We have thoughtfully designed resources to help you find your charitable focus.Learn More
Create your charitable plan
Use this worksheet to create a charitable plan. Start with a mission statement, state your giving goals and more.Download
Quick Start Guide
Use this guide to jumpstart your giving or learn more about your account. Ready, set, go!Learn More
Give directly from Vanguard
Donate a variety of assets from your Vanguard account directly into your Vanguard Charitable DAF.Learn More
Importance of due diligence
Different nonprofits require different due diligence. The good news: We have you covered.Learn More
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.
Looking for a quick and easy overview of what sets Vanguard Charitable apart?
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.
Click the play button to view some of the benefits you have access to when giving through Vanguard Charitable.
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.Learn More
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.Calculate Savings
Donating complex assets
Infographic: See why donating complex assets like private equity can lead to double the benefits.Download
CARES Act overview
Review the CARES Act provisions donors and nonprofits should know about.Learn More
Taxes & charitable giving
Did you know different giving tools can influence both valuation and deductibility? Learn more about gift valuation and reporting.Learn More
Value your contribution
It's up to you to value your contribution, and here's some information that can help.Download
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.
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.