There are many ways to give to charity. The chart below compares our Gift Accounts to other options available to you.
For more advice on how to meet your personal charitable giving goals, contact The Gift Trust on (04) 391 4438 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|A Gift Trust Account||Private Foundation||Direct cash donation|
|Consider this when||You want a simple giving solution with low costs and the potential to grow your charitable assets tax-free over time.||You want to operate a charitable organisation and potentially employ staff, hire investment managers, actively manage grant-making, and sponsor charitable events.||You want to make one-off donations and manage your own donation receipts at tax time.|
|Organisations you can support||Registered charities, with some flexibility to support non registered charitable causes and international charities.||Depends on your charitable trust deed.||If you want a tax refund, only registered charities or donee organisations.|
|Start-up time||Immediate, on receipt of gift funds.||1 to 3 months minimum.||N/A|
|Start-up costs||None.||Can require substantial establishment costs (legal & personal time).||N/A|