Give & Take Archive | Sharpe Group
 

Sharpe Give & Take Articles

Give & Take Newsletter header image

Archive for August, 2011

Gift Planner Facilitates $3 Million Lead Trust Gift

Posted August 1st, 2011

This month Give & Take talks with Tamara Sperling, director of gift planning at The Wilderness Society in Washington, D.C. The Wilderness Society recently completed a third charitable lead trust (CLT) from a long-time board member. Here Sperling explains how the benefits of the lead trust—for the donor, his grandchildren and The Wilderness Society—have influenced …Read More

Do You Have It Covered? Part II in a Series

Posted August 1st, 2011

The cover letter that accompanies gift planning information can in large part be a key to the response you receive. What the letter adds to the package can depend largely on its appearance, its content and tone and who signs it. The letter’s design, of course, helps determine its visual appeal and level of readability. …Read More

The Many Faces of Endowment

Posted August 1st, 2011

“We need to build our endowment.” If that’s something you hear frequently from your board and senior management these days, you’re in good company. We increasingly hear from all types of nonprofits eager to build endowment. Having listened to many people describe their endowment development efforts, however, it is apparent that a number of very …Read More

Give & Take

Give & Take Archives

2019 Issues 2018 Issues 2017 Issues 2016 Issues 2015 Issues 2014 Issues 2013 Issues 2012 Issues 2011 Issues 2010 Issues 2009 Issues 2008 Issues 2007 Issues 2006 Issues 2005 Issues 2004 Issues 2003 Issues 2002 Issues 2001 Issues 2000 Issues 1999 Issues 1998 Issues 1997 Issues