The Giving Fund. A simple way
to make a big impact.

Instead of writing checks directly to charities or dealing with the complexities of a private foundation, you can experience a simpler, smarter way to support your favorite causes and multiply your impact. It's called the Giving Fund from NCF.

All of your giving in one place. The cloud.

A Giving Fund, also known as a donor-advised fund, works like a charitable savings account. You give all types of assets into the Fund (cash, stocks, real estate, etc.), receive an income tax deduction at the time of the donation, and then go online to recommend grants to your church and favorite ministries. NCF mails checks to charities for you, and you can login anytime for an at-a-glance dashboard, a searchable charity database, and comprehensive activity reports. Take a video tour.

Multiple ways to multiply your impact.

The simplest way to put money in your Fund is to write a check, or make a bank transfer or credit card gift on our website. But a powerful, tax-smart way to make a bigger impact is to give non-cash assets such as stocks, real estate, or business interests. By giving these before the sale, you can convert tax dollars to charitable dollars and send more to your favorite charities than you ever thought possible.

Less hassle. More for ministry.


You recommend grants to charities, and we'll mail the checks for you. You can even choose to remain completely anonymous or easily arrange for your grants to go out automatically on a recurring schedule.


The Giving Fund can act as a storehouse so you're always prepared to make the biggest possible impact. You give to the Fund in one year and then prayerfully decide which charities you'd like to support the next year.


If you're currently writing checks directly to charities, you're facing lots of individual receipts to keep track of at tax time. But with the Giving Fund, you can go online to print one single report of your entire year's gifts.
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The Bass Family story

How Scott and Sarah Bass are simplifying their giving and passing on values

Simplicity, convenience, and even greater generosity. These are just a few of the reasons that Scott and Sarah Bass of Franklin, N.C., use their Giving Fund with NCF for all their giving. Watch their story to learn how their Fund makes it easy to manage their charitable needs and be prepared to give whenever opportunities arise.

Giving Fund pricing:
Your support of NCF's ministry

When you open a Giving Fund, you not only experience an exciting new way to give, you also join a worldwide community of givers who have helped send billions of dollars to over 30,000 charities. To fund this level of impact, we retain a small monthly assessment accrued daily, based on the ending balance for that day. For example, 1/365th of 1 percent is assessed each day for Funds with a balance under $1,000,000. Funds will be assessed a minimum of $20 a month.

Administrative Cost Allocation (ACA) / Ongoing Cost Allocation (OCA) on Fund

Amount Allocation
First $1,000,000 1.00 percent
Next $1,000,000 .85 percent
Next $1,000,000 .75 percent
Next $2,000,000 .50 percent
Over $5,000,000 Contact NCF
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