With a donor-advised fund as part of the Novus Society, the distance between merely donating and being a philanthropist has never been shorter.
Novus Society at DonorsTrust fosters the next generation of philanthropists. It offers donor-advised fund accounts for young professionals under the age of 40, featuring lower minimum opening contribution requirements and opportunities to expand your charitable giving horizons by working collaboratively with your peers.
We think anyone can be a philanthropist, because philanthropy doesn’t depend on the amount of money you’re giving. Instead, what matters is the amount of thought and strategy you’re putting in.
Advance your charitable goals with a strategic giving tool, vetted causes, and a helpful partner.
Connect and collaborate with like-minded peers at special events and online.
Meet and learn from some of the most effective philanthropists in the world.
A simple application gets you started
$1k opens your account and start making grants at $5k
1,800+ fully vetted, pro-liberty causes, or suggest others for us to consider
Tell us how much to grant to your causes, and sit back while we do the rest
Many younger folks want to give to charity but they don’t know where to start. The Novus Society is the donor-advised fund program for givers under 40 that helps a new generation of philanthropist connect, engage, and have real impact with their
The Novus Society is a project of DonorsTrust, the principled community foundation with a commitment to limited government, personal responsibility, and free enterprise. DonorsTrust brings more than 20 years of experience in philanthropy that strengthens civil society and promotes liberty
A donor-advised fund through the Novus Society offers more than a platform for the mechanics of giving. As part of it, you’ll have access to volunteer and social events, mentorship conversations with more established givers in the DonorsTrust network, and a list of more than 1,800 pre-vetted organizations that have received grants from DonorsTrust gives Society members a starting point for any avenue of giving they choose.
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