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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Integrating Major and Planned Gifts

Washington DC • November 2-3, 2017

An Introduction to Planned Giving

Washington DC • March 22-23, 2018

Structuring Blended Gifts

Washington DC • April 4-5, 2018



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Sharpe Group on the Road

Sharpe Group Chief Consultant and Chairman Robert F. Sharpe, Jr. will speak on October 18 at the PPGGNY Awards Luncheon in New York City, honoring Margaret Holman and Dianne Armstrong.

On October 19, Robert will lead a one-day seminar, "Gift Planning... When That's Not All You Do," in Charlotte, NC. The seminar will be hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals NC, Charlotte Chapter and the Foundation for the Carolinas. To register, click here.

Sharpe Group Managing Consultant Joe Chickey will present to breakout sessions—"Ethical Challenges in Gift Planning - Black and White or Shades of Grey" and "Gift Planning - Marketing Dos and Don'ts in Today's Ever-Changing Marketplace"—at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Central Pennsylvania Chapter's Annual Conference on October 25 in Camp Hill, PA.

Integrating Major and Planned Gifts Seminar in Washington DC, November 2-3, 2017

This seminar outlines practical ways to assist donors in making gifts that are most appropriate in light of their age, wealth and other factors, while meeting current, capital and endowment funding needs, along with how to interpret a donor’s clues to determine which giving option is the best fit for a major gift or a planned gift.

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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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