The Fund For Philanthropy

TFFP Adds BitCoin to Donation Platform

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Feb 15

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TFFP Adds BitCoin to Donation Platform

The Fund for Philanthropy (TFFP) is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We are a sponsor organization that manages and administers donor advised funds. As of February 2, 2015, we will accept Bitcoins as donated assets for the creation of charitable funds, as well as in-kind donations to support our many ongoing causes ...

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Jan 15

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Are Donor Advised Funds the Best Place for Your Charitable Dollars?

For some, these funds don’t work fast enough, but others say they are a cost-efficient way to give.   Donor advised funds are on the rise, but are they right for you? By Lou Carlozo Jan. 7, 2015 | 9:44 a.m. EST   When investors approach Pam Friedman about setting up a vehicle for charitable […]

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Nov 14

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The Fund For Philanthropy (TFFP) and Securiport LLC formalize Strategic Partnership and launch $75 Million (US) “Campaign to Help Contain Ebola”

ATLANTA, November 14, 2014   The Fund For Philanthropy (TFFP) and Securiport LLC formalize Strategic Partnership and launch $75 Million (US) “Campaign to Help Contain Ebola”   The Fund For Philanthropy (TFFP) and Securiport LLC, the global leader in biometric immigration control systems, are raising $75 million (US) to ...

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Aug 14

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The Fund For Philanthropy launches “RaisingED Achievers Fund”

ATLANTA, GA – August 3, 2014   On August 4, 2014 The Fund For Philanthropy (TFFP) launches “RaisingED Achievers Fund”, a scholarship crowd funding platform for college students. The RaisingEd Achievers Fund is our newest program       specifically aimed at college students in need of money to complete their ...

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Jun 14

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Donor Advised Funds: Can This New Trend Save You on Taxes?

Forbes.com by Alden Wicker This post originally appeared on LearnVest.   They may be able to save you money on taxes and help make giving to charity simple. We’re talking about the newest charitable-giving darling: donor-advised funds or DAFs. These philanthropic vehicles allow people to make a charitable contribution, receive ...

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Jun 14

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Using K-1 Income for Charitable Giving

By Austin Kilham, www.WSJ.com May 22, 2014 11:44 a.m. ET When the couple approached financial adviser David Munn in 2013, they were two years from retirement and wanted to be as efficient as possible with their money in their final working years.   The couple had been diligent savers and had robust income from the […]

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Jun 14

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To Stay Relevant, Community Funds Must Adapt

By Jess Ausinheiler, Gabriel Kasper, and Justin Marcoux   As the Cleveland Foundation, the nation’s first community foundation, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, it’s worth asking what may be in store for the second century of community philanthropy.   America’s community foundations now collectively hold ...

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May 14

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Employer Charitable Endeavors Can Boost Efforts to Attract and Retain Top Employees

"Employees are making decisions about where they work based in part on their perception of an employer's commitment to social responsibility, philanthropy and related areas..."

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May 14

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Practices of Company That Manages Charities for Athletes Criticized

Why donor advised funds REMAIN the most sensible and efficient charitable giving vehicle for the wealthy, famous, and well-known. All of the giving power they might need, except without all of the administrative work and IRS filings.

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May 14

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Alibaba founders fund mega charity ahead of IPO

By Sophia Yan HONG KONG (CNNMoney) –   The billionaire co-founder of Alibaba has set up charitable trusts ahead of the company’s highly anticipated IPO, a move that could mark the start of a new era of Chinese philanthropy.   Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma, along with current CEO Joe Tsai, said Friday that they have ...

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