SMARTER WAYS TO GIVE
Donor-advised funds provide you with a simple, flexible and tax-efficient giving opportunity. Receive an immediate tax deduction when you deposit cash or proceeds from appreciated assets into a single charitable giving account. Then, recommend grants be made to Positive Options and your other favorite charities at a time that works best for you.
Through Positive Options’ membership with
Barnabas Foundation, you have complimentary access to the “Stewards Fund,” a donor-advised fund that reflects your biblical values.
Benefits of Using the Stewards Fund
Timing. Receive an immediate tax deduction at the time you make
a gift into the Stewards Fund. Then, at a time that works best for
you, advise Barnabas Foundation how you wish your gifts to be distributed to Positive Options and other ministries close to
Flexibility. Grants can be requested at any time of the day using Barnabas Foundation’s convenient online grant system. You may choose to give in one-time or recurring increments, and you may choose to designate your gift to meet specific organizational needs at Positive Options.
Simplicity. Simplify your giving and record-keeping by making all gifts of cash, stocks or appreciated assets from a single account.
Privacy. You can choose to make any or all grants to Positive Options anonymously.
Expertise. Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of Barnabas Foundation staff who will manage and liquidate your non-cash
Cost-effective. Many families choose to use their Stewards Fund account as a cost-effective alternative to establishing a private foundation.