Helping America’s Nonprofits Achieve Their Missions

Since 1963, Sharpe Group has helped nonprofit organizations build and structure their planned giving programs with consulting services, training and a variety of communication materials designed to inform and motivate donors about smart gift planning opportunities. Our services include:

  • Consulting Tailored to Fit Your Needs
  • Donor-centered Newsletters, Websites, Booklets and Brochures
  • Staff Training and Seminars
  • Custom Graphic Design and Content Development | Print and Digital
  • Donor Data Enhancement Services
  • Planned Giving Program Audits

Sharpe knows that every organization is unique and will never try to sell you a one-size-fits-all approach. Every project begins with a conversation about your needs. Contact us today.

Give & Take Newsletter

Each month Give & Take tells you what works and why, what’s happening with tax legislation and offers updates on learning opportunities and services that can make...

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Consulting and Support

From gift planning program audits and assessments to strategic marketing plans and technical assistance to donor data enhancement, we’re here to help you achieve economic sustainability and fulfill your mission.

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Communications That Work

Simply put, we know what types of marketing communications will produce the best results for your donor base. Let our donor communication tools get the results that your organization needs...

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Structuring Blended Gifts (New offering!)

New York • August 10-11, 2017

Chicago • October 2-3, 2017

An Introduction to Planned Giving

Washington DC • September 14-15, 2017

Integrating Major and Planned Gifts

Chicago • June 29-30, 2017

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Sharpe Group on the Road

Sharpe Group Senior Consultant and Senior Vice President John Jensen will host the conference reception and be available for conversation at the National Capital Planned Giving Days in Arlington, Virginia, May 25 and 26, 2017.

Sharpe Group Managing Consultant Joe Chickey will be speaking at the Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable Summer Symposium in Denver on August 28, 2017.

Integrating Major and Planned Gifts Seminar in Chicago,
June 29-30, 2017

This seminar is designed for professionals who are part of an organization that has separate major and planned gift programs and would like to bring everyone together to most effectively serve the needs of their donors and their organization, or for those who are a “one-person development department” and therefore have responsibility for both major and planned gifts.

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Encourage Gifts of Appreciated Securities

The stock market's historic climb makes this an ideal time for donors to make the most of their charitable dollars by donating gifts of appreciated securities.

Sharpe Group has many tools to help you communicate the benefits of these gifts and how to structure them.

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