For nearly a century, HighGround Advisors has protected and grown the assets of nonprofit organizations, churches and charitably minded individuals dedicated to transforming lives. We offer comprehensive services in investment and asset management, charitable gift planning and matters unique to tax-exempt organizations and the individuals who support them. We handle the details, so you can focus on moving mountains. Our Promise to you: We Protect your mission. We Strengthen your calling. We Grow your legacy. Protect. Strengthen. Grow.

Asset Management

Whether it’s fund management, minerals management or real estate management and strategies, our staff works with you to develop tailored solutions to meet your investment goals.

Gift Planning

Operating within the framework of each donor’s objectives and needs, we facilitate the gifting of diverse assets, including cash, securities, real estate, minerals and closely-held business interests, through various giving solutions, such as donor-advised funds, bequests, gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts.

Account Support Services

We provide a broad range of account support services, such as sub-accounting, consolidated reporting and audit support, so you can focus on furthering your mission.

New Year, New Legislation, New Giving Opportunities with QCDs

January 12, 2023 - Are you maximizing your charitable giving in retirement? A qualified charitable distribution (QCD) is one way to do just that, and since recent legislation has expanded QCDs, now is a good time to take a fresh look at this uniqu ... Read More


December 19, 2022 – Have you ever wondered if there is a way to improve the return on your nonprofit’s invested operating reserves with minimum risk and ample flexibility? In this market, some investors may benefit from building a shor ... Read More

DAF: A Giving Vehicle That Checks All The Boxes

December 8, 2022 - In a recent blog post, we reviewed the latest donor-advised fund (DAF) growth statistics and considered the chari ... Read More

The 2022 DAF Report Is Here

December 6, 2022 - National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) recently released its 2022 Donor-Advised Fund Report, which captures data from the 2021 fiscal year of ne ... Read More


December 2, 2022 – December is here, and holiday gift-giving is upon us. Some of us finished buying gifts for family and friends weeks ago and now have them beautifully wrapped under the tree. Others of us have only just begun Googling &ldqu ... Read More


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