Is a donor-advised fund better than a foundation?

Placeholder image

Author: John Li

Both have their advantages and disadvantages, so it depends on the results you want. If you want to be more proactive about your philanthropic activities and have more control over your funds, then a foundation is definitely the way to go.

DAFs are the opposite. You donate your wealth to us, with a cause in mind and then it’s up to us to find a charity that best meets your criteria, saving you time and energy.

Date: May 1, 2024

Other articles

View more
Featured image for Yaqeen Institute (YI)

Yaqeen Institute (YI)

Yaqeen is a global phenomenon in the Islamic thought and media space. From its North America base it has captured the imagination of Muslims across the globe. Seeking to empower their UK supporters with an opportunity to financially strengthen their activities they approached Mercy Mission UK to enable UK supporters […]

Read more
Featured image for Islamic Finance Guru (IFG)

Islamic Finance Guru (IFG)

IFG is one of the most trusted names in Islamic finance. The company prides itself in serving those with an interest in Islamic finance and wealth management with essential services. In recent years the company launched an effort to support its clients with Zakat management services. Ultimately, they are not […]

Read more
Featured image for MyTenNights (MTN)

MyTenNights (MTN)

MTN created a revolution in the digital giving space when they introduced automated giving for those seeking the night of power in the last ten nights of Ramadan. After a very successful couple of years of delivering value to thousands of users, they needed to build a strong custodian partnership […]

Read more