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Practical Considerations for Splitting a Private Foundation

calendar icon September 29, 2022

From the pending divorce of a foundation’s founding board members to a lack of consensus on philanthropic focus, legal practitioners will occasionally come across a private foundation that has decided to split into two (or more) foundations. During these often-sensitive situations, it’s important to provide a framework for planning such an event.

Be sure to join us as we cover these topics below.

Practical Considerations for Splitting a Private Foundation – September 29, 2022

Join Foundation Source’s Chief Legal Officer Jeffrey Haskell along with non-profit accounting and legal experts, Amanda Adams and Brad Bedingfield, for this informative session that will cover the practical considerations for when a private foundation’s principals decide to go their separate ways including:

  • How to split the foundation’s assets both fairly and practically
  • How to avoid falling afoul of the strict and sometimes punitive tax and regulatory rules that can apply to foundation reorganizations


Amanda M. Adams, CPA | Tax Services, National Leader, Not-for-Profit Tax Services, Cherry Bekaert