More Nonprofits Receive Bequests, and the Average Bequest Size Is Up

More Nonprofits Receive Bequests, and the Average Bequest Size Is Up

More nonprofits are receiving bequests and the average size of bequests is higher, according to a new survey from the Nonprofit Research Collaborative.

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More Nonprofits Receive Bequests, and the Average Bequest Size Is Up

More Nonprofits Receive Bequests, and the Average Bequest Size Is Up

More nonprofits are receiving bequests and the average size of bequests is higher, according to a new survey from the Nonprofit Research Collaborative.

CGP Survey Shows Increase in Planned Gift Commitments

CGP Survey Shows Increase in Planned Gift Commitments

Good news! The most recent Gift Planner Profile survey from the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) shows that nearly two-thirds (65%)…

New Gift Annuity Rates Released; Increase Set for July 1

New Gift Annuity Rates Released; Increase Set for July 1

The American Council on Gift Annuities has announced the increased suggested maximum rates for gift annuities that are established after June 30 of this…

More Younger Donors Are Establishing Deferred Gift Annuities, Survey Finds

More Younger Donors Are Establishing Deferred Gift Annuities, Survey Finds

The biggest news coming out of the ACGA conference in Seattle last month is that gift annuity rates are going up for the first time since 2012. But there…

Gifts of Stock Help Nonprofits Dramatically Increase Their Fundraising

Gifts of Stock Help Nonprofits Dramatically Increase Their Fundraising

It is well known in the planned giving industry that programs which effectively solicit noncash assets - especially stocks - tend to do better than planned…

Blending Planned Gifts with Cash Is on the Rise

Blending Planned Gifts with Cash Is on the Rise

Here's a humorous true story that helps illustrate a new study's finding that blended gifts are increasing: ...

Wealthy Women Donors Will Go Public About Their Gifts in Order to Inspire Others

Wealthy Women Donors Will Go Public About Their Gifts in Order to Inspire Others

Planned giving officers regularly deal with donors who are reluctant to go public with their charitable gifts through donor stories and other publicity.…

Higher-Wealth Parents Influence Charity by Daughters Much More Than Sons

Higher-Wealth Parents Influence Charity by Daughters Much More Than Sons

Adult daughters of higher-wealth parents are much more likely to give to charity if their parents give, whereas adult sons' charity does not depend on…

Bequests Are Expected to Increase This Year and Next

Bequests Are Expected to Increase This Year and Next

A projected increase in estate giving during the next two years is expected to hold following an analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and current economic…