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Roger Colinvaux, professor, law, was quoted in The American Prospect and Chronicle of Philanthropy regarding the rise of donor advised funds. See below.

Is Wall Street Taking Over Charity?

From: The American Prospect
Date: October 28, 2016
Author: Caroline Preston

...“I tend to look at the commercial DAFs as really being a conduit and a way to delay charitable spending,” says Roger Colinvaux, a law professor with Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law, who calls for a payout rule for DAFs in a new paper. “I don’t think they’re necessarily good or necessarily bad,” he says, and “if donors want to use them, terrific. … But let’s just make sure the money is spent within a reasonable time and not saved.”...

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Donor-Advised Funds Reshape the Philanthropy Landscape

From: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Date: October 27, 2016
Author: Alex Daniels and Drew Lindsay 

...“I tend to look at the commercial DAFs as really being a conduit and a way to delay charitable spending,” says Roger Colinvaux, a law professor with Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law, who calls for a payout rule for DAFs in a new paper. “I don’t think they’re necessarily good or necessarily bad,” he says, and “if donors want to use them, terrific. … But let’s just make sure the money is spent within a reasonable time and not saved.”...

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