Group 256
Practice_Areas_Mobile_Grantmaking
We represent charities and donors in specific gift transactions such as endowment, naming rights, capital and other forms of restricted gifts.
Our services for donors and grant-makers include:
  • Developing gift acceptance and grant-making policies
  • Advising charities on gift administration issues related to endowments and restricted gifts
  • Drafting pledge agreements between donors and charities
  • Drafting and negotiating gift agreements that convey naming rights
  • Working with donors to design major gifts that achieve their goals and protect the donor’s intent with respect to the gift
  • Helping charities, fiduciaries, and accountants resolve issues that arise during the administration of charitable gifts
  • Unwinding problematic gifts
PA_Grantmaking_image_01_desktop_2x
We represent charities and donors in specific gift transactions such as endowment, naming rights, capital and other forms of restricted gifts.
Our services for donors and grant-makers include:
  • Developing gift acceptance and grant-making policies
  • Advising charities on gift administration issues related to endowments and restricted gifts
  • Drafting pledge agreements between donors and charities
  • Drafting and negotiating gift agreements that convey naming rights
  • Working with donors to design major gifts that achieve their goals and protect the donor’s intent with respect to the gift
  • Helping charities, fiduciaries, and accountants resolve issues that arise during the administration of charitable gifts
  • Unwinding problematic gifts
HAVE QUESTIONS?
CONTACT US
FEATURED BLOG POSTS
  • What Donors Need to Know About Donor Advised Funds

    A virtual bench trial that began on October 19 may soon further define the contours of control issues surrounding donor-advised funds. The case, Fairbairn et al. v. Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund, centers on a feud between donors Emily and Malcolm Fairbairn and Fidelity Investment's Charitable Branch.

  • The Tainted Donor Dilemma

    The tainted donor dilemma is nothing new; nonprofits have long wrestled with the ethical and reputational implications of receiving questionable characters' gifts.  But with the explosion of real-time mass communication and social media, stories of wrongdoing are quickly amplified and can quickly sink a person--and everything and everyone with whom they are associated.

  • Gifts That Do Not Qualify for the Charitable Deduction

    Not every contribution to a charity qualifies for a charitable deduction. Charities that misunderstand the rules can lead donors astray when they offer tax receipts for non-deductible gifts inadvertently damaging donor relationships.