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Philanthropic Advisory Services

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Achieve your charitable giving goals with a Northern Trust Donor Advised Fund.

Support the causes you care deeply about

Make a lasting impact on your community and for future generations with your wealth. Northern Trust’s team of philanthropy advisors can guide your charitable giving and social impact investment options. We’ll help you craft a strategic, long-term plan that reflects your goals so you can support the causes you are passionate about and leave a legacy that endures.

Our team can help you by:


Find examples of seven ways those seeking to support the causes they care about can make impactful contributions.

Including younger family members in your philanthropic activities allows you to pass on values, share experiences and establish traditions. Find best practices for communicating with younger family members to help spark their charitable interests and some emerging giving strategies that have grown in popularity in recent years.

Marguerite H. Griffin

Marguerite H. Griffin

Director, Philanthropic Advisory Services
Marguerite specializes in administering charitable trusts and private foundations, and facilitating family philanthropy retreats.

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