More Nonprofits Receive Planned Gifts, with Small Estates Leading the Way, Says Giving USA™

More Nonprofits Receive Planned Gifts, with Small Estates Leading the Way, Says Giving USA™

More nonprofits than ever are receiving planned gifts - especially from small estates - according to the Giving USA™ 2018 report released earlier this year.

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More Nonprofits Receive Planned Gifts, with Small Estates Leading the Way, Says Giving USA™

More Nonprofits Receive Planned Gifts, with Small Estates Leading the Way, Says Giving USA™

More nonprofits than ever are receiving planned gifts - especially from small estates - according to the Giving USA™ 2018 report released earlier…

Wealthy Women Who Support Women's Causes Are Also Prime Planned Gift Candidates

Wealthy Women Who Support Women's Causes Are Also Prime Planned Gift Candidates

The profile of high-net-worth women who give at least a million dollars to women's and girls' causes also makes them prime candidates for planned…

New Pentera Whitepaper Reveals Key Marketing-List Strategies for Retirees

New Pentera Whitepaper Reveals Key Marketing-List Strategies for Retirees

Planned giving offices may want to look at some new strategies for maintaining their marketing mailing lists - in particular focusing on new widows and…

New Study Confirms What Pentera-Funded Study Says About Stewardship

New Study Confirms What Pentera-Funded Study Says About Stewardship

A recent study about donors by the Blackbaud Institute draws conclusions that are similar to The Planned Giving Study that was initiated and funded by…

Pentera Founder André Donikian Named to CGP Hall of Fame

Pentera Founder André Donikian Named to CGP Hall of Fame

Pentera Founder André R. Donikian, JD, recently received the highest honor of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) by being…

That First Donor Contact Is Crucial - And Here's a Story That Proves It

That First Donor Contact Is Crucial - And Here's a Story That Proves It

A while back a university we work with sent us a technical question about charitable trusts that included a story about how they went from being 1/3…

Even Billionaires Begin Their Philanthropy with Small Gifts

Even Billionaires Begin Their Philanthropy with Small Gifts

Even billionaires begin their philanthropy with relatively small gifts - typically $5,000 to $10,000 - and usually choose organizations that they or their…

Does a Picture of Your Donor Really Attract More Readers?

Does a Picture of Your Donor Really Attract More Readers?

When you are trying to line up a donor story, sometimes the most difficult task is getting the donor's picture.