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Donor-Advised Fund acknowledgment letter

When your nonprofit receives a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) grant from a donor, the funds are sent either via check or electronically by the overseeing organization.

Immediately expressing gratitude and acknowledging the donor’s contribution, just as you would for any other donation, is important.

Remember, donors receive a tax deduction when they contribute to their DAF, not when they give to a nonprofit. It's wise to include in your acknowledgment letter a note stating that the gift isn't tax-deductible.

A timely and clear acknowledgment letter for a DAF donation is crucial. Ensure your letter clarifies that it is a confirmation of their donation and not a tax receipt.

Download our DAF letter acknowledgment template to see sample wording you can use.

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