Planned Giving Resources
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.
History of Planned Giving
Learn more about the rich and storied history of the gift planning profession in this article Charitable Gift Planning in America.
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
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.
Young, Black and Giving Back Institute
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.
Chicago Council on Planned Giving
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
Alabama Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Arkansas Charitable Gift Planners
Planned Giving Round Table of Southern Arizona
Northern California Planned Giving Council
Charitable Gift Planners of Inland Southern California
Planned Giving Forum of Greater Sacramento
Central Valley Council of Charitable Gift Planners
Santa Barbara Council of Charitable Gift Planners
National Capital Gift Planning Council
Charitable Gift Planners of Central Florida Council
Charitable Gift Planners of Southwest Florida
Hawaii Gift Planning Council
Planned Giving Council of Siouxland
Southwest Idaho Council of Charitable Gift Planners
Central Illinois Charitable Gift Planners
Chicago Council on Planned Giving
Charitable Gift Planners Indiana
Evansville Area Fundraising Council
Charitable Gift Planners of Kansas/Associate Member of Mid-America Charitable Gift Planners
Charitable Gift Planners of Kentuckiana
Central Kentucky Planned Giving Council
The New Orleans Planned Giving Council
Chesapeake Planned Giving Council
Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan
Western Michigan Planned Giving Group
Minnesota Gift Planning Association
Saint Louis Council of Charitable Gift Planners
Mid-America Charitable Gift Planners
North Carolina Council of Charitable Gift Planners
Charitable Gift Planners of Nebraska
New Jersey Council of Charitable Gift Planners
Planned Giving Roundtable of Northern Nevada
Charitable Estate Planning Council of Long Island
Charitable Gift Planners Northeastern New York
Western New York Planned Giving Consortium
Charitable Gift Planners of Central Ohio
Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council
Hills of Ohio Planned Giving Council
Northern Ohio Charitable Gift Planners
PPP Springfield OH Council
Oklahoma Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Northwest Planned Giving Roundtable
Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council
Planned Giving Council of Central Pennsylvania
Planned Giving Council of Greater Philadelphia
Susquehanna Valley Council of Charitable Gift Planners
PPP of Rhode Island
South Carolina Planned Giving Council
South Dakota Planned Giving Council
Planned Giving Council of the Mid-South
Planned Giving Council of Middle Tennessee
Smoky Mountain Planned Giving Council
Charitable Gift Planners of Austin
Charitable Gift Planners of Houston
Dallas Council of Charitable Gift Planners
Lone Star Council of Charitable Gift Planners
Planned Giving Council of San Antonio
Inland Northwest Planned Giving Council
Wisconsin Association of Charitable Gift Planners
Planned Giving Council of Eastern Wisconsin