Giving made better

Make a bigger impact with your charitable giving and potentially enjoy tax benefits with a donor-advised fund

Discover the Giving Fund
 

HOW IT WORKS

How a donor-advised fund works

1
CONTRIBUTE You advise how your contributions are invested by choosing from a wide array of options.
2
WATCH IT GROW All growth is tax free, boosting your potential to give more.
3
GIVE Recommend grants to IRS-eligible charities of your choice.
SEE YOUR GIVING POWER
 
BENEFITS

A better way to give

Donor-advised funds can be a smart way to make charitable giving part of your overall financial plan.
THE POTENTIAL TO GIVE MORE
Money you contribute—and all growth—is tax free. That means more money to give.
TAX ADVANTAGES
You may be eligible for a current year deduction. And there’s no capital gains tax when you contribute appreciated stock.
SIMPLICITY
Manage your giving in one place—with the paperwork taken care of for you and details at your fingertips online.
CUSTOMER STORIES

Meet Kristin

"The better we manage the resources we have, the better the chance we can be generous toward others."
MEET TIAA CHARITABLE

The Giving Fund

TIAA Charitable® is an independent public charity with a Giving Fund that’s a win-win for you and for the charities you love. Boost your giving potential and enjoy a tax-smart way to make the most of your acts of generosity. So you can focus on supporting the causes that are close to your heart.
VISIT TIAA CHARITABLE
or call 800-392-4420
Weekdays 8 a.m.–10 p.m. (ET), Saturdays 9 a.m.–6 p.m. (ET)

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Find charities

Find your favorites or discover new ones through the Giving Fund. More than one million are eligible.
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See your impact

See how much you can increase your giving effortlessly.
USE TOOL

Smart giving

Discover how to make charitable giving a savvy part of your overall financial plan.

Personalized advice

Maximize your charitable and personal assets with a dedicated financial advisor.
Contributions to the Giving Fund are irrevocable. All recommendations from donors and donor-advisors are subject to review and approval by TIAA Charitable.

TIAA Charitable does not provide legal or tax advice. Before establishing a Giving Fund, taxpayers should seek advice based on their own particular circumstances from an independent legal or tax advisor.
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