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Donor-advised funds are the fastest-growing charitable giving vehicle in the United States because they are one of the easiest and most tax-advantageous ways to give to charity.

A donor-advised fund, or DAF, is like a charitable investment account for the sole purpose of supporting charitable organizations you care about, such as Utah Open Lands.

When you contribute cash, securities or other assets to a donor-advised fund to Utah Open Lands, you are generally eligible to take an immediate tax deduction. Then those funds can be invested for tax-free growth, and you can recommend grants to virtually any IRS-qualified public charity. 

How a donor-advised fund works

Make a tax-deductible donation

A donor advised fund (DAF) is a charitable giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to support Utah Open Lands. 

If you have a donor advised fund, DAF Direct enables you to recommend grants to Utah Open Lands directly from your DAF (as long as your DAF's sponsoring organization is participating).

Other Planned Giving Options

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