As you plan a gift, these readings may inform your thinking.
ACTA’s seminal guide for college donors, complete with case studies of successful gifts.
Prepare your gift to a college or university for success. Gift agreement language should articulate your intent, set expectations, and anticipate changes.
Ask these ten questions before giving to a college or university.
A trustee's guide on how to build a university culture that honors donor intent.
Find colleges and universities worthy of support through our Oases of Excellence initiative, which identifies over 82 programs committed to academic freedom and academic excellence.
Find answers to FAR's frequently asked questions, including how FAR can assist you, what types of gifts we advise on, and the fee structure.
The definitive guide to the Robertson family’s successful effort to insist Princeton University honor the terms of the gift of Charles and Marie Robertson; the book describes ACTA’s role in achieving this successful outcome.
An account of the Robertson family’s battle with Princeton University, including a response by then-ACTA president Anne D. Neal.
The best-available guide for donors about how to define philanthropic objectives and ensure they are honored.
A guide for families and individuals about thoughtful approaches to multi-generation wealth and philanthropy.
A collection of essays by the late distinguished scholar Amy A. Kass for philanthropists and their advisors, as well as foundation leaders, about meaningful gift-giving .
An account of Elizabeth Beall Banks's family’s efforts to press Johns Hopkins University to respect the intent of the gift of her farm, including remarks by then-ACTA president Anne D. Neal on donor intent.