The IRS allows private foundations wide latitude to undertake creative, inventive and effective philanthropy. Learn more.
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As the name implies, set-asides are funds “set aside” by a private foundation to be paid out in the future, yet they are treated as qualifying distributions toward the current year’s 5% minimum distribution requirement. This allows the foundation to “accumulate funds” over multiple years in order to fund a larger initiative at a later date.
Did you know that private foundations can run their own charitable programs in addition to the grants they make? Learn how.
Appointing an agent to represent your foundation’s interests can overcome the obstacles of distance, language and unfamiliarity.
Should your foundation exist in perpetuity or be spent down during your lifetime? Learn the advantages to each.
Learn how to protect your foundation’s philanthropic goals by using grant agreements when making major gifts.
As long as you follow the rules, you can make tax-deductive gifts directly to individuals in need using your private foundation.
Learn about the different ways a private foundation can make grants to organizations outside of the United States.
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Make your grant dollars go further through loans, loan guarantees and equity investments that are repaid to the foundation.