Donor Advised Fund
Harness the Giving Power of a Private Foundation
A donor advised fund (DAF), which is like a charitable savings account, gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to Harvard-Westlake School and other qualified charities. You can recommend a grant or recurring grants now to make an immediate impact or use your fund as a tool for future charitable gifts.
Take Action! Visit Your Fund
1. Recommend a grant
2. Impact HW
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You can also create a lasting legacy by naming Harvard-Westlake School the beneficiary of the entire account or a percentage of the fund. With a percentage, you can create a family legacy of giving by naming your loved ones as your successor to continue recommending grants to charitable organizations. Contact your fund administrator for a beneficiary form.
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Using a Donor-Advised Fund to Make a Difference
Noel Hyun '02
Effective leadership starts with understanding the problem and working with a network toward a solution. I use a donor-advised fund (Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust, Inc.) to make my contribution to HW, thereby supporting a cross-sectoral leadership program led by the renowned CORO program. Through this program, upper school students explore the city and meet a wide variety of experts in their respective fields. They then work together to investigate and confront real world social problems in their community. Working collaboratively with their peers, this solution-oriented program equips HW's emergent leaders with the skills and hands-on experience to affect positive change in their networks through active leadership.
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- If you already have a fund, use our tool Take Action! Visit Your Fund to connect. No fund yet? Get our free guide.
- Contact Cameron Pinckney at 818.487.6642 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss using your donor advised funds to support HW and our mission.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include HW in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal name: Harvard-Westlake School
Address: 700 North Faring Road, Los Angeles, CA 90077
Federal tax ID number: 95-1644019
Get More From Your DAF
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