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Free to Give

All Americans—no matter their politics, race, religion or class—should have the freedom to give to the causes and communities they care about most. That’s exactly why we’re lifting up the voices of everyday Americans who serve alongside amazing charities.

Values-Based Giving

You can join a growing movement of philanthropists who place the values of liberty, opportunity and personal responsibility at the center of their charitable giving. We call this Values-Based Giving, and we’re here to help.

True Diversity

True Diversity is an equality-based, holistic framework for embracing diversity. It values every person as a unique individual and empowers charitable organizations with the freedom and flexibility to advance their missions and help those in need.

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We Help Donors Invest in Areas to Improve Lives

  • America’s Founding Principles

    Our nation’s founding principles created a legal framework that protects the individual rights and freedoms of all Americans. Our work in this area helps donors uphold and defend these principles.
  • Pathways to Opportunity

    All Americans should be free to realize their full, unique potential and achieve economic security. Our work in this area connects donors with organizations eliminating barriers to upward mobility, helping individuals harness their personal agency and rewarding hard work and perseverance.
  • Strong Communities

    Americans’ spirit of generosity, neighbor helping neighbor, empowers civil society to address countless problems and uplifts entire communities. This is why our donor community seeks to remove barriers to a better life and provide direct social services to those in need.

Resources

    • Donor Intent

    Protecting Donor Intent: A 50-State Analysis of Legal Protections

    by Boyden Gray PLLC
    • Donor Intent

    Top Ten Tips for Higher Education Funders

    by Joanne Florino, Micah Sagebiel
    • Sector Regulation

    Private Foundations and the 5 Percent Payout Rule

    by Jack Salmon
    • Donor-Advised Funds

    Community Foundation Use of DAFS in California: Payouts, Flow Rates, and Inactivity Policies

    by Jack Salmon
    • True Diversity

    How Effective Are Gender Quotas on Corporate Boards?

    by Patrice Onwuka
    • True Diversity

    U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action in Higher Education

    by Jonathan Berry

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