Balfour Hamilton offers a full suite of philanthropic services to foundations, donors and non profits—including strategic planning, asset management, and administrative resources. Our focus is to help you empower your impact and help you select the best course for your philanthropic activity. We support you to maximize the benefit to the causes you choose to support and your personal and financial goals.
We are process-oriented and client-focused, creative, trustworthy and dedicated to helping you use your financial success to help others and create a legacy of giving. We have the expertise to integrate your philanthropic activities to maximize the benefit to the causes you support and your personal or institutional financial goals.
The Balfour Hamilton Team delivers a high level of expertise in the management of foundation assets. We help donors create family foundations and attend annual foundation meetings. In addition to creating foundations, we are well equipped to help you focus your foundation strategy, establish or review Investment Policy Statements, and provide ongoing asset management with on-line account access. Pence Wealth Management understands that in today’s economy, foundations are facing unprecedented challenges as they strive to achieve the core mission under which they were born. We understand that now, more than ever, it is important to seek out professionals for the purpose of developing strategies for maintaining a sustainable organization, and having the freedom to pursue what is most important to your cause.
As an independent firm, we specialize in the creation of prudent investment solutions and the purposeful execution strategies designed with the goal to generate the income to fund your capital requirements and grant-making aspirations. We provide the intellectual capital and resources needed to empower your impact :
• Asset management designed to help fund your purpose
• The review of your Investment Policy Statement (IPS) based on the current
• The use of sophisticated analytics to help predict the longevity and
financial means of your organization
• The adherence to guidelines set forth in the Uniform Prudent
Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA)
Balfour Hamilton is thoroughly committed to philanthropy. To us, this means not only empowering the impact of a philanthropic gift, but helping the donors fully understand the significance of giving. We educate donors and their families about various types of philanthropic vehicles. Charitable planning is coordinated and incorporated into the donor’s overall financial and estate plan. Choosing the right vehicle for giving is very important. Each donor’s goals are considered to help maximize not only the social impact of the gift but also its benefits to the donor. Whether it’s providing anonymity or capitalizing on tax efficiencies that, in the end, can help you give even more, our approach, will help you define and work towards your philanthropic ambitions. We believe that true philanthropic planning embraces the convergence between financial management and giving opportunities to help our clients navigate the philanthropic landscape.
Balfour Hamilton's extensive experience allows us to work closely with non-profits to maximize opportunities in planned giving, as well as provide planning support on capital campaigns. Our team members have decades of experience in the non-profit arena and are prepared to work hand in hand to help nonprofits pursue their charitable mission. Our goal is to partner with our clients to gain a clear understanding of existing needs and challenges in order to build a plan that will help our clients successfully reach their future goals.
Balfour Hamilton has formed relationships with several premier eservice providers to offer our clients services which fall outside of our traditional scope. Implementation of your philanthropic strategy is only the beginning of our ongoing commitment to you. Continued collaboration with you and your trusted professionals ensures that we continue to support your investment objectives. As markets fluctuate and objectives change, we make ongoing tactical adjustments, as needed, consistently strategizing to ensure that your plan complements your changing priorities.
Our knowledgeable wealth management advisors can help you make the most of charitable giving while pursuing your financial future.
Bequests can benefit people who desire a straightforward solution and prefer to retain assets during their retirement. You may also favor this option when you do not wish to commit yourself to giving a specific amount of money
Do you need assistance to plan your giving and work towards the most beneficial outcomes? We know how to contribute money and assets in ways that limit taxation and, at the same time, bring value and positive impact.
We will work towards your portfolio in being properly diversified, enabling your portfolio to pursue growth.
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