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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Integrating Major and Planned Gifts

Washington DC • November 7-8, 2016

2017 Dates Open for Registration

Structuring Blended Gifts (New offering!)

Memphis • January 24-25, 2017

Washington DC • April 18-19, 2017

An Introduction to Planned Giving

Chicago • March 23-24, 2017

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Sharpe Group on the Road

Sharpe Group representatives Joe Chickey, John Jensen, Jana McAlpin and Lewis von Herrmann will be available to talk with you at the National Conference on Philanthropic Planning in Dallas, October 17-19, 2016,

John Jensen, Sharpe Group Senior Consultant and Senior Vice President, and Katherine George, Consulting Associate, will also be available at the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s International Conference in Chicago, October 26-29, 2016.

Integrating Major and Planned Gifts Seminar in Washington DC

Fundraising strategies have become increasingly formulated on the age and wealth of donors, rather than the size, timing and use of gifts. The next round of capital campaigns will depend heavily on aging baby boomers with complex financial and family responsibilities that may impact their capability to make larger gifts. This seminar is designed for the benefit of those responsible for major gifts, planned gifts or both.

November 7-8 in Washington DC.

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Politics, Tax Reform & Philanthropy
A Special Postelection Sharpe Group Webinar

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 1:30 p.m. ET

What will this year’s election outcome mean for tax reform and charitable giving? Sharpe experts weigh in and outline possible scenarios affecting nonprofits.

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