How to Start a Foundation

by Julie Asti, CFP ; Updated September 27, 2017

Starting a foundation involves considering if it's going to be public or private, how long the foundation will be around, administrative time for managing the foundation and setting up bylaws. Build a foundation like a trust fund, family or lump-sum distribution from corporation with tips from a financial planner in free personal-finance video.

About the Author

Julie Asti works as a financial planner for Asti Financial. Asti Financial Management, LLC, is an independent, fee-based financial planning and investment-management firm based in Berkeley, Calif. Asti provides financial planning and investment advisory services to individuals and small businesses in Northern California.

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