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Published in Philanthropy News Digest

Blackbaud Giving Fund disbursed more than $682 million in 2022

The Blackbaud Giving Fund, a South Carolina-based donor-advised fund (DAF), has announced that it disbursed more than $682 million in 2022, an 8 percent year-over-year increase. Established in 2020, the Blackbaud Giving Fund is already among the 10 largest DAFs in the United States and has awarded more than $1.6 billion since 2020. In 2022, more […]


Published in PMA Nonprofit Leadership

Matt Nash on Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership Podcast

As a nonprofit leader, are you aware of the unique motivations many Donor Advised Fund (DAF) givers share? Do you target stewardship efforts to this group of individuals specifically? In episode #201 of Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership, Matt Nash, who has been on the cutting edge of recent key fundraising trends in the philanthropic sector shares his […]


Published in Nonprofit Jenni Show

Matt Nash on Nonprofit Jenni Show Podcast Episode 186

“There’s the head and the heart decision. The head decision is, how much do I want to donate to charity, can I afford it, and how will it work with my taxes? The heart decision is, what am I inspired to give to? With a donor-advised fund you can divide those two decisions.”  […]


Published in The Influential Nonprofit

Matt Nash on The Influential Nonprofit! Podcast

“A lot of employees have never given back in a way that is organized and thoughtful. Workplace giving initiatives give employees the opportunity to participate in giving activities and volunteer together as a team. Employees get to experience how good it feels to give back and the effectiveness of the nonprofits they support. Workplace giving […]


Published in The Nonprofit Times

Blackbaud Giving Fund Donor Advised Fund Nearing $1 Billion

The Blackbaud Giving Fund, a 501(c)(3) donor-advised fund (DAF) that generates most of its pass-along donations through workplace giving campaigns, is knocking on the door of $1 billion donation transferred, hitting $898 million to 195,000 charities since its August 2020 launch. The Charleston, South Carolina-based DAF disbursed $630 million from donor accounts to more than […]


Published in Authority Magazine

Social Impact Tech

In recent years, Big Tech has gotten a bad rep. But of course many tech companies are doing important work making monumental positive changes to society, health, and the environment. To highlight these, we started a new interview series about “Technology Making An Important Positive Social Impact”. We are interviewing leaders of tech companies who […]