As foundations and donors grapple with everything going on in our world right now—a global pandemic, human rights protests in response to systemic racism, police brutality of Black citizens, climate change, fires and other natural disasters, as well as unequal access to education, housing, and living-wage employment—there is a rising call for foundations and donor advised funds (DAFs) to increase payout (either temporarily or permanently) to meet growing needs.
The global pandemic has arguably disrupted every sector and expectation in 2020. Here in California, elected officials have had to adapt in major ways
Since early March, Congress has passed three significant pieces of legislation to provide relief and assistance to individuals, families, and business to combat the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
If you’re involved in any way with a private foundation, you will no doubt be familiar with the “5% payout rule.” As advocates for effective philanthropy, all of us at Pacific Foundation Services want to add ease and joy to giving back
Historically, private foundations have focused on principal capital preservation while distributing their 5% payout for social good.