Maybe you want to make a long-term commitment to COVID-19 relief. Or maybe you want to build a lasting philanthropic legacy. Or maybe you simply want to be more efficient and impactful with the giving you’re already doing.

 

For many, a Vanguard Charitable donor-advised fund (DAF) is the missing piece of the puzzle.

 

Donor-advised funds are the fastest growing giving vehicle. They are powerful, highly tax-effective, and easy-to-use. And at Vanguard Charitable we offer the highest-value DAF—helping you and your favorite charities get more out of your giving.

 

What sets us apart?

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The lowest all-in fee

It may not surprise you: The DAF provider originally founded by Vanguard1 boasts the lowest fees in the industry. Why the focus on low fees? Because we know that excess costs limit your philanthropy, and we’re committed to amplifying your long-term giving potential.

 

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The right tools

Many DAF providers layer on costs and services in an attempt to signal higher quality, but when it comes to delivering actual value to their donors, they come up short. Not us. With a laser focus on maximizing philanthropy, we provide you with the right tools: multifaceted granting options, a high-performing investment lineup, and a renowned service team you can really count on when you need help.

 

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A leader in the philanthropic field

Soon after COVID-19 struck, we heard a clear message from our donors: They wanted to help their local communities and those hardest hit by the virus, but they weren’t quite sure how to find organizations. So, we set to work creating a groundbreaking new mapping tool.

 

NAVi, the Nonprofit Aid VisualizerTM, makes it possible—for both our donors and the general public—to find charities hard at work during this crisis—especially those in communities most vulnerable to the pandemic. As one of the leading grantmakers in the country, we believe in tackling big problems and leading by example.

 

                    Try out NAVi

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If you open and fund a donor-advised fund with us now, you’ll qualify for a tax deduction before the year-end deadline. Opening an account online usually takes less than 15 minutes.

1We were founded by The Vanguard Group, Inc, in 1997 as an independent public charity.

 

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