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How Berea College Accomplishes the Remarkable

Posted May 1st, 2014

Amy Shehee is Director of Gift Planning at Berea College in Kentucky. In an age of skyrocketing tuition prices at many colleges and universities, Berea College distinguishes itself by awarding full tuition scholarships to every student. Here Ms. Shehee shares the story of Berea College’s extraordinary mission.  Give & Take: Can you share some of Berea’s …Read More

Estate Settlement Dos and Don’ts

Posted May 1st, 2014

By: Tamara Lane-Wilson Estate settlement can be a tricky business. Ensuring the donor’s wishes are respected and carried out can require careful management by the charities involved. A case in point I recently returned to Sharpe Group after more than five years working in estate administration at two different national organizations. In that time, I …Read More

Planned Giving When That’s Not All You Do

Posted May 1st, 2014

By: Barlow Mann Almost every charitable organization can benefit from additional planned giving revenue. The key to maximizing results is to periodically review and fine-tune your efforts to encourage this important source of income. Finding a right balance Many fundraisers find that their time is split, sometimes quite unevenly, between long-term fundraising efforts and short-term …Read More

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