February 23

Analysis: 5 Reasons To Focus On Venture Philanthropy In 2024

By Brigit Helms

It feels good to donate to organizations and causes we believe in. In the United States, 60% of households participate in some sort of charitable giving. Whatever the motivation to donate money, everyone shares the desire for their philanthropic efforts to be as effective as possible.

One avenue to consider is venture philanthropy, which approaches charitable giving as an investment. This approach can be an excellent way to make the most of your donor-advised fund (DAF), family foundation or other philanthropic resources.

Photo courtesy of Bill Oxford.

Source: Forbes (link opens in a new window)

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