Donor Advised Funds

What is a donor advised fund?

A donor-advised fund (DAF) provides donors with a centralized charitable giving vehicle. It allows philanthropically inclined individuals, families and corporations to make an irrevocable charitable gift to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program and take an immediate tax deduction. Most sponsoring organizations of DAFs accept cash equivalents, securities, and certain other assets. Donors then use their DAF to support qualified charitable organizations—like CBF—over time.

If you would like to contribute to CBF through a Donor Advised Fund, and that fund participates in DAF Direct, you can select it using the form below.

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