Additional Resources

DAF Direct User Guide:
A tutorial that includes explanatory language you can use on your website.

Why Choose DAF Direct?
An overview of the benefits of DAF Direct.

About DAF Direct

Directly Connecting Donors to Charitable Causes

DAF Direct is a free, easy-to-install web application that enables your donors to initiate grant recommendations from their donor-advised fund (DAF) directly from your website or online fundraising campaigns.

DAF Direct’s mission is to support nonprofits by providing a cost-efficient and simple way for donors to give, and nonprofits to receive grants. By streamlining the charitable giving process for participating donors for DAF Direct helps nonprofits to tap into the growing popularity of DAFs. In 2015 alone, nonprofit organizations received $12.49 billion in grants recommended by DAF donors.1 DAF Direct helps nonprofits like yours connect with potential DAF donors at the exact moment they are researching and interacting with your organization online.

DAF Direct currently facilitates grant recommendations from donors of Fidelity Charitable®, Schwab Charitable®, and the BNY Mellon Charitable Gift Fund®. More national and community foundation DAF sponsoring organizations may be added in the future.

Adding DAF Direct to your website and fundraising campaigns may benefit your organization as well as your donors by providing:

There are two options available:

The link is also a great way to help your fundraising efforts by adding it directly to your email and other digital campaign efforts.

Both options are free to you and easy to install.

Think of DAF Direct as a welcome sign to a population of forward-thinking, charity-minded DAF donors who want to engage in a meaningful relationship with your organization. Start growing your donor base today with DAF Direct.

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1 "National Philanthropic Trust 2015 Donor-advised Fund Report."

2 Most DAFs are subject to a low administration fee.