Charitable Planning

Hemenway & Barnes offers a full range of charitable planning services to individuals, families, and philanthropic entities. Our attorneys, philanthropic advisors, and tax professionals can help you make your charitable giving more effective, whether you make gifts individually or you have a charitable entity, such as a donor advised fund, a private foundation, or a charitable trust. We can help formulate a custom approach to meet your goals, ensure proper coordination with your estate planning including evaluating the income, gift and estate tax considerations, and help ensure that administration runs smoothly over time.

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Philanthropic Advisory
We offer a full range of philanthropic advisory and grant-making services to private foundations, trusts, individuals, families, and other entities.
Estate & Tax Planning
Our comprehensive approach is flexible, so it's tailored to each client’s unique financial situation, family, goals, values, and more.
Nonprofit Representation
From corporate governance to tax planning, we provide a full range of services to private foundations and public charities.

Charitable Foundations

You don’t just want to give your money away – you want to ensure that your philanthropic legacy is effecting real change in the world. We want to be a part of that. Every year, Hemenway & Barnes connects foundations with opportunities to maximize the social value of charitable assets.

Team Spotlights

Brad Bedingfield

Brad assists private foundations and public charities with navigating complex tax regulations and procedures, including receipt and disposition of complex charitable gifts and participation in innovative forms of impactful philanthropy.

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