Newsroom > News > Press Releases > New data reveals the giving patterns underlying the growth of donor-advised funds
March 29, 2022 /
Posted in: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences /
Danielle Vance-McMullen is an assistant professor in DePaul University's School of Public Service, which is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. (Photo courtesy of Danielle Vance-McMullen)About 42% of the DAFs that opened in 2017 had granted out their entire opening contribution by the end of 2020, and another 22% had granted at least half. Based on the data, the researchers expect 79% of the DAFs opened in 2017 will have granted all of their initial contributions within 15 years.