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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Seminars

Structuring Blended Gifts (New offering!)

Washington DC • April 18-19, 2017

New York • August 10-11, 2017

An Introduction to Planned Giving

Chicago • March 23-24, 2017

Integrating Major and Planned Gifts

Chicago • June 29-30, 2017

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Sharpe Group on the Road

Sharpe Group Managing Consultant Joe Chickey will lead a gift planning presentation at the Planned Giving Day in Little Rock, hosted by the Arkansas chapter of Charitable Gift Planners, on April 27, 2017.

Sharpe Group Senior Consultant Aviva Shiff Boedecker will speak at the AFP International Fundraising Conference in San Francisco, April 30-May 2, 2017.

An Introduction to Planned Giving Seminar in Chicago

This seminar provides an introduction to encouraging planned gifts in today’s environment. Beginning with an examination of the lifecycle of typical donors and personal priorities at different stages in life, the seminar emphasizes how effective gift planning can help donors make larger gifts today, as well as plan for future gifts through bequests, trusts, gift annuities and other popular gift planning techniques.

March 23-24 in Chicago.

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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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