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Enjoy tax benefits with a donor-advised fund while helping homeless pets

What is a donor-advised fund?

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a type of giving program that provides you with the flexibility to support the animals through Best Friends while enjoying some favorable tax benefits. It's a great way to simplify your charitable giving, while helping to Save Them All.

How does a DAF work?

Simply recommend a gift to Best Friends through your donor-advised fund using DAF Direct. You'll be asked to pick the organization to which you'd like to contribute and enter the amount. When you're finished, you'll click "Next" to complete your recommendation.

If you have a donor-advised fund that does not participate in DAF Direct, just ask your financial advisor to designate a gift to Best Friends Animal Society. And please let us know when you do, so we can say thank-you!

Please notify us

When you make a gift to Best Friends through your donor-advised fund, we do not receive any information that identifies you as the donor. To ensure that you receive a proper acknowledgement of your gift, please let us know.

Questions? Please contact a member of the Best Friends donor services team at 435-274-7520 or

Thank you for making a DAF gift and for all that you do for homeless pets.

Download a one-page DAF reference guide.