Endowed Funds

Donor Advised*, Designated*, Committee Advised*, Field-of-Interest* and Unrestricted Funds

(Minimum initial donation: $15,000; Minimum annual fee $250)
For assets up to $500,000 1.00% of balance
For the assets from $500,000 – $999,999 0.75%
For the assets from $1,000,000 – $2,499,999 0.50%
For the assets over $2,500,000 0.25%

Scholarship* Funds

(Minimum initial donation: $25,000; Minimum annual fee $500)
For assets up to $500,000 2.00% of balance
For the assets from $500,000 – $999,999 1.75%
For the assets from $1,000,000 – $2,499,999 1.50%
For the assets over $2,500,000 1.25%

Nonprofit Funds

For public charities other than private non-operating foundations
(Minimum initial donation: $25,000; Minimum annual fee $250)
For assets up to $500,000 1.00% of balance
For the assets from $500,000 – $999,999 0.75%
For the assets from $1,000,000 – $2,499,999 0.50%
For the assets over $2,500,000 0.25%

Special Funds

Pass-through Funds

(Minimum initial donation: $1,000; Minimum annual fee $500)
Fee is 5% of total deposits.

Fiscal Sponsorship Funds

Fees and minimums vary and are determined based on the approved project.
Agreement and fees are valid for approximately one-year; extensions may be available.

Memorial Funds

No fee; Agreement is for a 6-month term.

Bridge Funds

Fee is $1,000 for up to 10 deposits; Agreement is for a 12-month term.

Fees are charged to the fund monthly. The total annual fee for funds with tiered fee structures is a blended rate based on the fee charged for the balance in each tier.

*For a non-endowed fund, which allows for distributions in excess of the DCF’s Annual Distribution Amount, the annual fee is increased by 12.5% for Scholarship Funds and 25% for all others, and the minimum fee for each is doubled.

Last revision: 6/25/2019