Students Dine with Donors - Thanks to a Gift!

Students Dine with Donors - Thanks to a Gift!

Charities, of course, love unrestricted gifts because they can use the funds to fill the greatest need at the time the funds arrive. Many donors, on the other hand, like to designate their gifts for specific purposes—and sometimes those purposes can get very specific, as the following story illustrates:

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Students Dine with Donors - Thanks to a Gift!

Students Dine with Donors - Thanks to a Gift!

Charities, of course, love unrestricted gifts because they can use the funds to fill the greatest need at the time the funds arrive. Many donors, on the…

What Do Your Donor Stories Say About YOU?

What Do Your Donor Stories Say About YOU?

Planned giving newsletters and Web sites prominently feature donor stories because gift planning officers know the stories can inspire other potential…

More Women Than Men Lead High-Net-Worth Households

More Women Than Men Lead High-Net-Worth Households

For the first time ever, a higher percentage of women than men lead high-net-worth households, according to data just released by the U.S. Census Bureau.…

Create a Bank of Donor Quotes and Keep Using Them

Create a Bank of Donor Quotes and Keep Using Them

So you publish in your newsletter an inspirational donor story—one you produced or one Pentera wrote for you. Hopefully it inspires other donors,…

Of Wealthy Americans, Widowed Women Give the Most to Charity in Their Wills

Of Wealthy Americans, Widowed Women Give the Most to Charity in Their Wills

A new report from the IRS confirms that widowed women are by far the most charitable of all wealthy Americans when it comes to making gifts in their…

Donors with Lesser Connections Make Gifts That Are Just as Large, Study Finds

Donors with Lesser Connections Make Gifts That Are Just as Large, Study Finds

One of the most fascinating findings from The Planned Giving Study initiated and funded by Pentera is that donors with lesser connections to a charity make…

See and Hear Pentera CEO Claudine Donikian Discuss Latest Planned Giving Research and Possible Changes in Tax Laws

See and Hear Pentera CEO Claudine Donikian Discuss Latest Planned Giving Research and Possible Changes in Tax Laws

Pentera CEO Claudine Donikian recently engaged in a wide-ranging interview about planned giving and The Planned Giving Study funded by Pentera - and she…

Millennial Women Predicted to Lead Next Great Philanthropic Movement

Millennial Women Predicted to Lead Next Great Philanthropic Movement

"We are on the verge of another great movement by women"—including an expansion of their philanthropy—and it will be led by the…

TV Segment Shows Pentera CEO Claudine Donikian Discussing Planned Giving Study

TV Segment Shows Pentera CEO Claudine Donikian Discussing Planned Giving Study

Pentera CEO Claudine Donikian was recently interviewed on a Massachusetts television station about The 2016 Planned Giving Study, and a video clip of the…