In the oil-rich Gulf, public displays of private wealth are everywhere. The prosperous buy expensive license plates for supercars and gold-plated iPhones. But when it comes to giving money away, rich Arabs prefer to do so quietly, in keeping with Islamic tradition.
Donor-advised funds (DAFs) are one of the hottest things in philanthropy right now. Popular with wealthy families as well as those with more modest means, DAFs offer a flexible and convenient way to manage your charitable giving.
9 December 2016
The wealthy are exporing new ways of lowering their inheritance tax bill, with overall donations into donor-advised funds, which offer a tax-efficient alternative to setting up a foundation, rising to £900M in 2015. Since charitable contributions are exempt from inheritance tax, DAFs provide a relatively low-cost alternative for the wealthy seeking to access the tax benefits, without having to found their own charity or foundation.
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Changing Philanthropy Report
The Spear's 500
23 November 2016
National Philanthropic Trust UK Wins WealthBriefing GCC Region Awards 2016
3 November 2016
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27 September 2016
Closure of Mo Farah Foundation shows benefits of giving through donor-advised funds
16 June 2016
The Latest Philanthropy Trend - Creating a "DAF"
23 March 2016
World Charity Index 2015 (#8)
December 16, 2015
Donor-Advised Funds: Models of Efficiency
4 December, 2015
Charity is on the rise - and it's happening in new ways
November 12, 2015
NPT-UK is the recipient of the 2016 WealthBriefing Awards' Philanthropic Offering - Highly Commended
NPT-UK is the winner of the 2016 WealthBriefing GCC Region's Editor's Award - Philanthropic Offering