Managing Foundations and Charitable Trusts by Roger D. Silk
Essential Knowledge, Tools, and Techniques for Donors and Advisors (Bloomberg Financial)

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The insider's guide to charitable organizations for donors and their advisors

Do you know when to use a private foundation, a donor-advised fund, or a charitable remainder trust or other charitable vehicle? Do you know the different tax benefits, limitations, and control rules for each alternative? Do you have an appropriate investment policy for your endowed charities? Do you have a rubric for avoiding fraud? Do you know what to look for to make sure that your charitable donations don't do the opposite of what you intend?

In Managing Foundations and Charitable Trusts, Roger D. Silk and James W. Lintott provide a comprehensive guide for charitable donors and their advisers. Additional topics include:Foundation GovernanceWhen to seek additional professional helpWhen and how to turn a CRT interest into cashKey tax issuesCreating a legacyWhy tax planning is so difficult, and how to approach it

Straightforward and authoritative, Managing Foundations and Charitable Trusts is a handy, easy-to-read guide that all donors and their advisors will want to keep on hand.


About Roger D. Silk

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Roger D. Silk, CEO of Sterling Foundation Management, is widely recognized as a leading expert in the field of private foundations and charitable trusts. As a founder and board member of several nonprofit organizations, former bond trader at the World Bank, and Stanford-trained PhD economist, Dr. Silk possesses a unique blend of experience, practical knowledge, and theoretical insight that has enabled him to help build Sterling Foundation Management into the market leader that it is today.James W. Lintott is Chairman of Sterling Foundation Management and a board member of Dean and Deluca and several private investment companies. He has over two decades of experience working with wealthy individuals and families. In addition, Mr. Lintott serves on the boards of a number of nationally recognized charities, including the Freer/Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution, the U.S.-Japan Foundation, and Best Buddies International.
Published June 9, 2011 by Bloomberg Press. 293 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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