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DAFS

(Direct Access File System) A high-performance file sharing protocol based on the VI memory-to-memory architecture. Designed for storage area networks (SANs), DAFS provides bulk data transfer directly between the application buffers of two machines without having to packetize the data. It also allows applications to access hardware without operating system intervention. In 2001, the DAFS Collaborative group and its specification work was turned over to the SNIA and became its own working forum within that organization. See VI and SNIA.
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Donors today are highly engaged in their giving, and DAFs provide the flexibility and management they are looking for.
NPT's research showed DAF growth between 2013 and 2014 in these metrics:
The client has appreciated asset to sell (or no longer wants or needs) that can be donated to a DAF or other charity (for example.
Fidelity Charitable's 2018 giving report noted that investment growth in its DAFs since inception created $6 billion more for giving.
Most CPAs practicing in the not-for-profit sector understand what a donor advised fund (DAF) is and how it is used to benefit both donors, as well as to enable philanthropic giving to qualified charities as its beneficiaries.
In a paper published late last year, the Manhattan Institute addressed three other complaints about DAFs.
DAF Trucks saw sizeable sales in the Gulf in the 1990s, until upheaval at home caused it to retrench its operations.
According to a survey conducted early this year, 62% of 1,042 Fidelity Charitable donors said they used a DAF to sustain giving in retirement.
Nonprofits are "grinding their teeth, feeling uncomfortable with the explosion of DAFs," said Al Cantor, who started his own consulting firm several years ago after 30 years as an executive director and chief development officer, including at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.
"DAFs are a bank account for donors who are ready to go shopping for great projects.
One of the most notable features of DAFs is how they meouple the timing f the charitable tax deduction from the granting, which enables donors to easily make one tax-deducible contribution at year-end and grant to charities of their choice on their own schedule, DAFs also allow donors to maintain a level of privacy around their giving if they desire.
Yn groes i'r arfer, hi yw'r un sydd yn cynnig cyngor a chefnogaeth - i Dafs, plentyn maeth arall y teulu, sy'n poeni'n ofnadwy fod ei fam yn gaeth i alcohol.