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National Philanthropic Trust UK Wins WealthBriefing GCC Region Award 2017

LONDON/DUBAI -- National Philanthropic Trust UK (NPT-UK) has been awarded the Editor's award for its philanthropy offering at the third annual WealthBriefing Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Region Awards, which was held at the Taj Dubai on 8 November 2017. The previous night, NPT-UK’s CEO, John Canady, was also named as a finalist and highly commended for Philanthropy Advisor of the Year at the Spears Wealth Management Awards during a ceremony held at The Dorchester, London.

NPT-UK was recognised by WealthBriefing for its donor-advised fund giving vehicles, which provide private clients with an alternative to setting up their own charitable foundation. Commenting on the award in Dubai, CEO John Canady said, “Donor-advised funds are increasingly being used by donors around the world, including here in the Middle East, because they are such efficient and flexible structures for philanthropic giving. We are delighted to be recognised for our work with donors and their advisors from the GCC region.”

The WealthBriefing GCC awards recognise the best advisors and service providers in the private wealth industry. NPT-UK is a UK charity that offers donor-advised funds and other philanthropic vehicles to facilitate strategic and tax-effective charitable giving. NPT-UK is affiliated with National Philanthropic Trust, the largest independent provider of donor-advised funds in the United States.


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About NPT-UK
NPT-UK is a UK-registered charity dedicated to increasing philanthropy in society. NPT-UK offers donors-advised fund accounts to donors who wish to manage their giving over time and designated funds for donors who want to make one-time gifts.

NPT-UK is a UK/US dual qualified charity. Donations to NPT-UK are recognised for tax purposes in both countries simultaneously.

NPT-UK is affiliated with National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) in the United States. NPT was founded in 1996. Since that time, NPT has raised $8 billion in charitable contributions and currently manages $4.3 billion in charitable assets. It has made more than 178,000 grants totaling $4.3 billion to charities all over the world. NPT ranks among the 25 largest grantmaking institutions in the United States.