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Encouraging Gifts of Securities

Posted April 2nd, 2019

SHARPE newkirk offers several professionally written publications designed to encourage gifts of securities and outline giving strategies that enhance both your mission and your donors’ ongoing financial interests. In particular, the popular 16-page Giving Securities booklet contains detailed information to help your donors understand how and why they should consider making securities gifts. SHARPE newkirk …Read More

Philanthropy Puzzler

Posted April 2nd, 2019

In a new regular feature for Give & Take, the “Philanthropy Puzzler” will feature gift questions fundraisers may encounter in the field, followed by solutions from our panel of experts. If you would like to send us your own “puzzler,” please email us at info@SHARPEnet.com with “Philanthropy Puzzler” in the subject line. Philanthropy Puzzler Virginia …Read More

Stocking Up on Gifts

Posted April 2nd, 2019

The why, how and who of gifts of appreciated securities. Would you be surprised to learn that about a third of the $249 billion claimed as itemized charitable contributions on individual tax returns in 2016 came from noncash contributions? That equates to roughly $80 billion donated from sources other than cash! And did you know …Read More

Is Your Bequest “Bucket” Leaking?

Posted April 2nd, 2019

SHARPE newkirk experts discuss some of the most commonly asked questions about estate settlement. The gift planner’s job isn’t over once a donor who has provided for an estate gift has passed away. Estate settlement can be one of the trickier aspects of fund development and is one that should be handled delicately as it …Read More

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