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

Chicago • October 2-3, 2017

An Introduction to Planned Giving

Washington DC • March 22-23, 2018

Integrating Major and Planned Gifts

Washington DC • November 2-3, 2017

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Sharpe Group on the Road

Sharpe Group Senior Consultant and Vice President John Jensen will lead a free webinar entitled "Special Needs Trusts and Pooled SNTs: Untapped Gift Planning Opportunities" for the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on September 26. Click here to register.

Sharpe Group Chief Consultant and Chairman Robert F. Sharpe, Jr. will present “Introducing the ‘Gerontrophilanthroplutocracy’” as the keynote speaker at the National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC) in San Diego, September 27-30, 2017. He will also lead two breakout sessions: “How Will the Baby Boomers Really Boom?” and ”Accelerating Bequests—Your Bequest Goldmine.”

In addition, Robert has been named as Dean of the Summit Track at the National Conference on Philanthropic Planning (NCPP) in Baltimore, October 9-11, 2017.  He will present along with five other veteran charitable gift planners.

Structuring Blended Gifts Seminar in Chicago, October 2-3, 2017

This seminar explains how carefully structured combinations of current and deferred gifts can make it feasible for those balancing multiple financial priorities to make gifts larger than they may have thought possible.

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Planning Your Year-End Fundraising

The last three months of the year are often a critical time for fundraising, and with tax reform on the horizon, this year may be one of the most important times for charitable gifts.

Encourage year-end giving with Sharpe Group's year-end giving tools.

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