Several factors go into sustaining a successful planned giving program. The Planned Giving Initiative recognizes that having resources available to all, in the form of mentors, professional services and resources can be the first, valuable step to get started or to continue to thrive.
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
Putting money to work from donor-advised funds, the #HalfMyDAF movement not only inspires granting, it also enables the grantor nonprofits to be eligible to recive matching grants of up to $100,000 when donors commit to granting half of the funds in their DAFs.
LEAVE A LEGACY® Southeast Michigan encourages Michigan residents to name a charity(s) in their will or estate plan. The campaign is sponsored by the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan.
Leave a Legacy Minnesota is a public awareness program sponsored by the Minnesota Gift Planning Association (MGPA) and the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners designed to inspire and educate people to think beyond their lifespan when doing good works.
Life and Legacy provides training, support, and monetary incentives to motivate Jewish organizations to secure after-lifetime commitments with the aim of building permanent endowments that will sustain vibrant Jewish communities for years to come.
The Young, Black and Giving Back Institue was formed to educate, inspire, and empower black Gen-Xers and Millennials to invest in changing their communities through philanthropy. The Young, Black and Giving Back Insititue hosts an entire day dedicated to black giving. Check out Give 8/28 to learn why August 28th is a day for inspired giving.
PROFESSIONAL PLANNED GIVING ASSOCIATIONS
National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) helps enrich and advance members’ work and careers through education, resources and advocacy. CGP is a robust network of gift planning professionals at all levels, including the leaders who defined the field of planned giving, and the innovators who will transform the planned giving profession and the world.
The Chicago Council on Planned Giving is a professional association for development officers and allied professionals in the Chicago area. Their purpose is to educate members and the community about the philanthropic process with a focus on charitable planned giving and various estate planning techniques.
Planned Giving Councils by State
National Capital Gift Planning Council
Southwest Idaho Council of Charitable Gift Planners
Minnesota Gift Planning Association
North Carolina Council of Charitable Gift Planners
PPP Springfield OH Council
Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council
PPP of Rhode Island
South Carolina Planned Giving Council
South Dakota Planned Giving Council
Inland Northwest Planned Giving Council