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Creative Ways to Integrate Current and Future Gift Marketing

Posted November 3rd, 2016

Suggestions for marketing future gifts along with gifts that produce immediate benefit. Your development efforts don’t have to become a battle between encouraging gifts today and promoting those that will be completed over time. With a little ingenuity, the two concepts can be successfully communicated at the same time. Here are the pros and cons …Read More

Incomes Up + Poverty Down = More Giving

Posted November 3rd, 2016

As the economy continues to recover, the outlook on charitable gifts continues to improve. The latest U.S. Census figures indicate that inflation-adjusted median household income increased by 5.2 percent between 2014 and 2015. At the same time, the number of people living in poverty decreased slightly by 1.2 percent. In 2015, median household income rose …Read More

PPP Name Change Adopted at Annual Meeting

Posted November 3rd, 2016

Partnership for Philanthropic Planning has made it official. As of October 2016, its new name is National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP). After an online election in May 2016, the overwhelming majority of PPP councils approved the change. In an online letter to its members, president and CEO Michael Kenyon explained that the new …Read More

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