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The community foundation advantage:

Austin Community Foundation has more than 43 years of experience helping individuals, families and businesses make a meaningful, lasting impact in their community and beyond.

Austin Community
Donor-Advised Fund
Highest charitable tax deduction
No excise tax
No minimum payout
Donate complex gifts
Impact investment option
Personalized service & local knowledge
Support for your strategic grantmaking
Educational and networking opportunities

What’s a donor advised fund?

Often referred to as a “DAF”, a donor advised fund is a charitable giving account, administered by the Foundation. Similar to a bank account, you contribute, manage and grant your charitable dollars to the causes you care most about, with immediate tax benefits.

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Types of assets you can donate

Want to donate something not on our list? Contact us!
Chances are we can accept it or know someone who can.

  • Bitcoin
  • Bonds
  • Business interests
  • Cash (credit card or ACH transfer)
  • Estate assets
  • Life insurance policies
  • Mutual fund shares
  • Oil and gas, mineral or timber rights
  • Private securities
  • Publicly traded securities
  • Real estate property
  • Retirement assets (IRA, retirement plans, etc.)
  • Tangible personal property
  • Trust assets

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