Donor Advised FundDonor Advised Fund


What is a Donor-Advised Fund?

A donor-advised fund (DAF) provides donors with a centralized charitable giving vehicle. It allows philanthropically inclined individuals, families, and corporations to make an irrevocable charitable gift to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program and take an immediate tax deduction.
It’s easy to make a gift to The Mother Church through a donor advised fund (DAF) account from the following institutions:

  • Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund 
  • Schwab Charitable 
  • BNY Charitable

How to Make a Gift from Your Donor-Advised Fund

  1. Go to the Donor Direct box on this page, fill in the institution, the designation and the amount of the gift. 
  2. Click the “Next” button, you will be taken directly to your donor advised fund provider.
  3. If your donor advised fund provider is not listed, contact your provider directly with a request to make a grant to The First Church of Christ, Scientist