Introduction to Donor Advised Funds Donor advised funds (DAFs) are a rapidly-growing giving tool:  DAF assets nearly doubled from 2015 to 2019.  They provide flexibility in the timing of the charitable deduction, the timing of the ultimate charitable gift, and the selection of investment approach.  Furthermore, they are accessible to many donors and offer several…

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Then you ought to have invested my money… I should have received what was my own with interest. -Matthew 25:27 As an investment consultant for Christian nonprofits, Cornerstone Management often encounters organizations with a conservative philosophy toward investing. We believe that approach can be wise stewardship, particularly when we consider that the funds entrusted to…

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Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they go among so many? -John 6:9   One of Jesus’s most well-known miracles is the feeding of the 5,000.  This event is inspiring on many levels:  His concern for meeting the needs of the people, the experience…

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