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Nov 21, 2013, 10:00 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Shares Key Tips for Donors on #GivingTuesday and Throughout Giving Season 2013

In anticipation of #GivingTuesday on December 3, 2013, the philanthropy experts at National Philanthropic Trust – a #GivingTuesday partner...

Nov 11, 2013, 15:11 ET

2013 Donor-Advised Fund Report: The 2012 Fiscal Cliff Spurred $13.71 Billion In Contributions

 The 2013 Donor-Advised Fund Report, the most respected  source for statistics on donor-advised funds (DAFs), details double-digit growth...

Jun 19, 2013, 10:00 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Comments On 2013 Giving USA Report On Philanthropy

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), one of the top 25 grant-making institutions in the US, has identified positive philanthropic trends in the...

Apr 25, 2013, 12:39 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Partners With Giving USA Foundation

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), one of the top 25 largest grant-making institutions in the United States, announced it has partnered with...

Feb 21, 2013, 11:57 ET

Economy, Fiscal Cliff Contribute To "Banner Year" For Donor-Advised Funds

 In a review of giving in 2012, National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), one of the top 25 grant-making institutions in the US, reports record...

Feb 14, 2013, 14:49 ET

National Philanthropic Trust appoints Walker as new Board Chair

 National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne R. Walker as its new Chairman of the Board of Trustees....

Nov 08, 2012, 14:00 ET

2012 Donor-Advised Fund Report: Accounts Receive $9.64 Billion In Total Contributions

The 2012 Donor-Advised Fund Report, most consistent source for statistics on donor-advised funds (DAFs), found that key metrics for DAFs have met...

Jun 20, 2012, 10:00 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Comments On 2012 Giving USA Report "Americans Support What Is Important To Them"

 National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), one of the top 25 grant making institutions in the US, has identified positive news for charities and...

May 31, 2012, 12:19 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Expands With New Affiliate: NPT CAT

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) announced today the launch of a new affiliate, NPT Charitable Asset Trust (NPT CAT), which shares NPT's...

Apr 04, 2012, 10:00 ET

Robert Eichfeld, Jay Lewis Appointed to National Philanthropic Trust Board of Trustees

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Eichfeld and Jay L. Lewis to its Board of Trustees. NPT manages...

Dec 20, 2011, 11:30 ET

New Report From National Philanthropic Trust Reveals Positive News for Donor-advised Funds

 A new report from National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) found that donor-advised funds (DAFs), already the most popular charitable giving...

Jul 28, 2011, 14:00 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Surpasses $1 Billion in Assets Under Management

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) announced today it has reached a milestone of $1 billion in assets under management. NPT is the only independent...

Dec 16, 2010, 06:00 ET

Annual Charity Survey Reveals new Trends, Change in Giving Tools

In spite of a weak economy and record declines in charitable donations, a new survey by National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) reveals that the number...

Aug 24, 2010, 06:00 ET

Harris Launches Philanthropy Initiative in Collaboration With National Philanthropic Trust

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) and Harris announced today an initiative demonstrating Harris' expanded commitment to philanthropy. Harris is...

Jul 13, 2010, 09:00 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Announces Partnership With Hollencrest Capital Management for Its Independent Charitable Gift Fund

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), the leading provider of donor advised fund services to financial service firms, announced today a partnership...

Oct 06, 2009, 09:30 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Grants More than $1 Billion

Commemorative Grant Propels Giving Past Landmark Amount National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) announced today that it has reached an important...

Jun 17, 2009, 13:45 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Brings an Influx of Talent and Experience to Its Board of Directors

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), one of the nation's 100 fastest growing charities and 35 top grant makers, today announced the appointment...

Feb 24, 2009, 12:16 ET

Howard Brownstein Elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of National Philanthropic Trust

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT, www.nptrust.org) announced the election of Howard Brod Brownstein, CTP, as Chair of its Board of Trustees. NPT...

Nov 25, 2008, 08:00 ET

UBS Wealth Management and the National Philanthropic Trust Launch the First UBS Donor Advised Fund

UBS announced today the launch of its first donor advised fund program, the UBS Donor Advised Fund. UBS is offering the program in partnership...

Jul 01, 2008, 01:00 ET

National Philanthropic Trust Dramatically Expands Investment Options in Response to Donor Input

JENKINTOWN, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), a leading provider of donor advised fund services to...