Charitable Journeys: Isaac Leeth and Equitable Outdoor Access

Dec 12, 2023

In the world of philanthropy, Isaac Leeth, Compliance Manager of United Charitable, stands out as a visionary angler, casting his philanthropic net far and wide through The Bigger Fish Foundation, his personal donor advised fund (DAF). Leeth’s commitment to youth development, love for nature, passion for fishing, and unwavering dedication to philanthropy converge in a unique blend that has a profound impact on organizations championing equitable access to the outdoors and the sport of fishing.

Isaac’s journey into philanthropy began with a deep appreciation for the transformative power of nature and his passion for fishing. Recognizing that not all children have the same opportunities to connect with the outdoors, he established The Bigger Fish Foundation to address this disparity. The foundation operates as a donor-advised fund under United Charitable, allowing Isaac to make strategic and impactful contributions to organizations working towards equitable access to nature.

One of the key areas of focus for The Bigger Fish Foundation is youth development, leveraging the therapeutic benefits of nature and the camaraderie of fishing to instill valuable life skills. By supporting programs that introduce underprivileged youth to outdoor activities, Isaac believes he can foster a love for nature and fishing while simultaneously building character and resilience in the next generation.

Isaac’s commitment to the sport of fishing as a means of empowerment and education is evident in the carefully chosen organizations that receive support from The Bigger Fish Foundation. These nonprofits not only facilitate access to fishing but also use it as a medium for teaching environmental stewardship, teamwork, and patience.

As a Compliance Manager, Isaac understands the importance of transparency and accountability in the nonprofit sector. Through his hands-on approach to philanthropy, he ensures that The Bigger Fish Foundation makes a measurable impact. By strategically utilizing his donor-advised fund, Isaac leverages his financial resources to create a ripple effect of positive change, leaving a lasting legacy that goes beyond the surface of charitable giving.

In the intersection of Isaac Leeth’s passions—youth development, nature, fishing, and philanthropy—The Bigger Fish Foundation stands as a testament to the transformative power of aligning personal values with impactful giving. As Isaac continues to cast his philanthropic net, the ripples of positive change extend far and wide, creating a brighter future for the next generation and fostering a deeper connection between individuals, nature, and the joy of fishing.


Images provided by Isaac Leeth.

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