Update to Services in consideration of COVID-19: Following provincial and federal requests our office is closed to the public until further notice, but our Gift Funds Canada staff will be working from home.. We will continue to provide essential services to our donors and the charities that they support, but it may take us longer than usual as we adjust to new policies and procedures. Please send gift information to gifts@giftfunds.com and grant requests to grants@giftfunds.com

Please send all other general inquiries via email to contactus@giftfunds.com and we'll direct them to the most appropriate staff member who will reply as soon as possible by phone or email. Please know that we will do everything we can to continue to serve you and the organizations that depend on grants from your funds. Take care.

DAF Posts

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How Donor Advised Funds Can Help During Crisis

During these unprecedented times of social distancing, closures, and uncertainty, almost every aspect of our lives is being impacted. What’s more…

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Four considerations when giving to international aid charities

In today’s globalized word, we are more aware than ever of the events and challenges that communities in other countries face. From natural disasters, poverty, health care, education and more…

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Finding the Right Donor Advised Fund Program in Canada

Donor Advised Funds enable individuals and their families to support their preferred charities how and when they want often with the help of their trusted advisors. In Canada…

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Donor Advised Funds Versus Private Foundations

It was not long ago that establishing a private foundation was the norm for donors who had financial means and wanted to structure a legacy of giving. However, the rise of Donor Advised Funds (DAF)…

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What To Consider Before Starting A Private Foundation In Canada

Getting started with long-term giving in Canada … Planning for long-term giving can be a rewarding process for a donor.

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Why Financial Advisors are Looking to Donor Advised Funds

Every year, millions of Canadians support the charities and causes they believe in. In many cases…

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Four Signs a Donor Advised Fund Might Be the Best Advice

The relationship between a financial advisor and their client is built on trust, experience, and a mutual understanding of the client’s investment and life goals.

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Leveraging Donor Advised Funds for Residual Interest Gifts

Once a donor understands the options that are available to them through a Residual Interest Gift it might also interest them to understand the benefits of leveraging a Donor Advised Fund…

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Five Advantages of Donor Advised Funds

While Donor Advised Funds continue to grow in popularity across the country, so does their reputation for being a highly effective giving vehicle. But what exactly is a Donor Advised Fund?

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