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:

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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Gift Planning Toolbox

Chicago • Oct 3-4, 2016

Integrating Major and Planned Gifts

Washington DC • November 7-8, 2016

2017 schedule coming soon

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Sharpe Group on the Road

Sharpe Group Senior Consultant Aviva Shiff Boedecker will be available to answer planned giving questions at the Northwest Planned Giving Roundtable in Portland, OR, on September 16, 2016.

Joe Chickey, Sharpe Group Consultant, will be speaking at the 37th Annual Gulf Coast Estate Planning Conference in Mobile, AL, on September 20, 2016.

Sharpe Group Chairman Robert F. Sharpe, Jr. will  discuss the most current issues facing the nonprofit industry in marketing, tax, current legislation and gift planning strategies at the monthly meeting of the Planned Giving Council of Houston on September 22, 2016.

Gift Planning Toolbox Seminar in Chicago

This seminar is designed for those who need to learn about various gift types in more detail, are new to planned gift development or have multiple responsibilities and need to broaden their skill set. Front line development officers, volunteers and those who need a refresher course in gift planning, in particular the specific gift planning options, will also benefit.

October 3-4 in Chicago. Click "Learn More" below for more information and to register.


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Year-End Giving Tools

The year-end giving season is critical, and now is the time to plan your year-end communications strategy. Sharpe Group makes it easy to contact your donors at year-end with five specially designed year-end giving brochures and a strategic guide.

Click "Learn More" below for more information about this year's brochures and guide.


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