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Donor Advised Funds

Gain the most favorable tax benefits and the flexibility to support the Foundation through a gift from your Donor Advised Fund.


What are the advantages of a donor advised fund (DAF)?

  • Combines the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support the Seattle Symphony
  • Contributions are tax-deductible and any investment growth in the DAF is tax-free
  • Easy to donate long-term appreciated securities, eliminating capital gains taxes
  • Allows you to support multiple charities from one block of stock
  • Simplifies your charitable giving and facilitates your strategic philanthropic goals


How can I donate through DAF Direct?

Start donating today by clicking the DAF Direct link below. Select your DAF sponsor charity from the dropdown menu, enter your donation amount and click NEXT. You will be taken to your DAF sponsor charity's website to complete the donation process.

Go to DAF Direct website

Currently only Fidelity Charitable, Greater Kansas City CF, Schwab Charitable and BNY Melon are available through DAF Direct, but additional DAF sponsor charities will be added based on demand. If your DAF sponsor charity is not available through DAF Direct, contact your charity to Dave Kretsinger, at dave@isfdn.org or 425.391.8557.



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