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…

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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.

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Donors Give Three Key Reasons for Making Legacy Gifts

As a gift planning officer, you naturally talk to donors a lot about bequests. So it may be helpful to know three key reasons why donors make legacy gifts,…

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Pentera Webinar Presents New Research and Its Planned Giving Implications

New research about giving during the retirement years and its implications for planned giving will be presented in a sold-out Webinar July 25 by Pentera…

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More Men Are Replacing Charitable Giving with Impact Investing

High-net-worth men are more likely than high-net-worth women to replace their charitable giving with impact investing, according to a new study. And that…

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Proposed Law Would Allow Charitable Deduction Without Itemizing

A bill has been introduced in Congress that would allow taxpayers to use the charitable deduction whether or not they itemize on their taxes.

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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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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%)…

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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…

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