Donor Advised Funds and Impact Investing

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Time: 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting
Speaker: Daniel Blake

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Daniel Blake

Daniel is the Managing Director at University Impact, a nonprofit, impact investing firm; his background is in building and scaling startups. He started his first company, EcoScraps, in 2010 and sold it to Scott’s Miracle Gro.

Daniel’s has been on the board for two companies that have sold to publicly traded companies; his companies have created marketing campaigns that have driven millions of engagements in a matter of weeks, creating stories that garnered national (cover story for Inc., Forbes, stories on Discovery Channel, etc.), and have led to deals with groups including: the US State Dept., United Nations World Food Programme, Amazon, Google, some of the world’s largest food companies etc. Daniel has done business with Walmart, Home Depot, Lowes, Target, Amazon etc. His products have sold approx. $100 million in retail sales.

Presentation Title: Donor Advised Funds and Impact Investing

Summary Description:

Learn about philanthropy’s fastest-growing charitable giving vehicle and how it can be used to make a large social impact. University Impact can help you understand the many benefits of a DAF and how it can be used to solve some of the largest social problems our world faces today.

What we will cover:

  • What a DAF is, how it operates, and the stakeholders involved
  • The advantages of a DAF and why it is becoming so popular
  • Impact Investing beyond ESG and SRI
  • How a DAF can be used for impact investing
  • Ways you can get much more from DAFs than you probably are now  

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