Today’s philanthropists are using private foundations as only one tool in the toolkit to achieve greater impact. From individuals to corporations there are diverse goals, some of which cannot be achieved solely using a private foundation. Choosing the right vehicle is important to achieving goals. Some of the tools include LLCs, public charities, social welfare organizations, for-profit entities, other hybrid pass-through entities, and donor-advised funds (DAFs). Effective use of these "tools" requires knowledge of the rules governing them as well as their relative strengths and weaknesses. During this session, we will discuss examples of private foundations being effectively combined with other entities to achieve enhanced philanthropic results.
Understand how private foundations interact with other types of organizations.
Understand how organizations can be disqualified persons to a disqualified person and why it would be important.