Give Through a Donor Advised Fund

Donor Advised Funds are the fastest-growing giving method and tax-efficient way to manage charitable donations. Donor Advised Funds allow donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax deduction, and then recommend grants from the fund over time.

The John Austin Cheley Foundation (A Thousand Summers) is proud to be a partner to several of the United States’ largest Donor Advised Fund sponsor organizations and their philanthropic services teams. We are well-versed in the mechanics of Donor Advised Fund giving and the applicable IRS regulations.

Grants made to the John Austin Cheley Foundation (A Thousand Summers ) through Donor Advised Funds can be designated for A Thousand Summers to use wherever the need is greatest or aligned with areas that match our supporters’ interest, such as camperships or program development.

Clients of Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, and BNY Mellon can easily make a designation through the DAF Direct form on this page.

The John Austin Cheley Foundation’s (A Thousand Summers) tax I.D. number is 48-1077337.

For Professional Advisors

If you are working with a professional advisor or advising a donor, this guide may assist you with creating a charitable estate plan.

The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results.