Special Report: Fidelity Charitable Provides Insights about DAF Donors

Fidelity Charitable, an independent public charity that sponsors the largest Donor-Advised Fund program in the US, has issued a new report, Fidelity Charitable Giving Report 2013: A Look at Fidelity Charitable Donors, Who They Are and How They Give.

The report provides fundraising professionals with insights that can help them better tap into the DAFs of their supporters and potential supporters.

Here are some factoids from the report:

Fidelity Charitable has over 94,000 donors connected to more than 57,000 giving accounts.

The average age when a donor establishes a DAF at Fidelity Charitable is 54.

The median Fidelity Charitable giving account balance is $14,450.Fidelity Charitable Giving Report 2013

Nearly 40 percent of Fidelity Charitable donors have maintained a giving account for more than 10 years.

Over 54 percent of contributions to Fidelity Charitable giving accounts were in the form of public or private securities in 2012.

The average number of grants from Fidelity Charitable giving accounts numbered just over seven in 2012.

The average grant from a Fidelity Charitable giving account was nearly $3,800 in 2012.

77,000 nonprofit organizations received donations totaling $1.6 billion from Fidelity Charitable giving accounts in 2012.

42 percent of donations from Fidelity Charitable giving accounts were unrestricted in 2012.

To download a free copy of the complete report, click here.

That’s what Michael Rosen says… What do you say?


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