• About
  • Donor Advising, Research & Educational Services(DA•R•ES) is a specialized national organization that helps donors and their financial and legal advisers define and meet their strategic philanthropic objectives.

    Founded by Frederic J. Fransen, Ph.D., a former foundation executive with more than a decade of experience in higher education philanthropy, DA•R•ES works with donors who understand that personal involvement is essential if the purpose of one's philanthropy is to impact and change society.

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