The Year Ahead: 2018 Board Chair

Posted by Christopher McGurn on Jan 17, 2018 7:30:00 AM

I would like to begin by extending my sincere gratitude to the CGP Staff and 2017 Board of Directors especially Cathy Sheffield, previous Board Chair, and Elizabeth Ayers, previous Conference Chair, for their leadership. Because of their efforts we continue to move forward with momentum and a clear vision to serve our members and the broader charitable gift planning community.

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Topics: Advocacy, General, Leadership, Education, Membership, Council, Mission

Keep Updated with CGP

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Jan 10, 2018 7:30:00 AM

As a member, you know you have access to an abundance of resources on the website and in the Link. But did you know there are even more options to keep current? CGP knows you are busy, so we offer various platforms you can follow to stay up-to-date easier . If you’re interested in new resources or a quick brush-up, you can follow our blog, receive campaign updates, join our social media pages and read email communication.

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Topics: General, Membership, Marketing

Learn More in the New Year

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Jan 3, 2018 7:30:00 AM

At CGP, we're committed to improving the art and science of the charitable gift planning process. We equip members with relevant resources, including hundreds of guidelines, articles, model documents and samples through our various platforms.

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Topics: General, Research, CGP Link, Education, Standards, Best Practices, Resources, CGP Shop

Year in Review: CGP Board Chair

Posted by Cathy R. Sheffield on Dec 20, 2017 7:30:00 AM

It has been my honor and great privilege to serve on the CGP board for the past few years, most recently as chair.

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Topics: Advocacy, CGP Link, Education, Conference

Tax Reform Legislation To Be Enacted Into Law This Week

Posted by Perry Wasserman on Dec 18, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Starting tomorrow the House and Senate are expected to give final approval to major tax reform legislation, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (HR 1), before sending it to President Trump who has indicated he will promptly sign the measure into law.  As discussed on our December 14 update, HR 1 is the most significant re-write of the United States Tax Code in three decades and, despite a historic lobbying effort by the nonprofit community, the legislation will significantly impair tax incentives for charitable giving and make a number of other changes that will greatly affect the tax-exempt sector. 

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Topics: Advocacy, Tax Reform, Legislation

In Memoriam: Michael T. Boland

Posted by Gary M. Pforzheimer on Dec 18, 2017 8:00:00 AM

BOLAND, Michael T. Of Needham, formerly of Rochester, New York, passed on November 28, 2017. Beloved husband of Kathleen. Loving father of Jennifer (Deborah) Boland-Robertson of Walpole and Sharon (Keith) Bayer of Needham. Adored grandfather of Ciara, Michael, Eleanor and Kathleen. Predeceased by his sisters Patricia Laws and Joan Aman and his brothers Bernard Boland and Gerald Boland. Survived by his sister Mary Ellen O'Connor and brothers David (Julie) Boland and Timothy (Susan) Boland of Rochester, New York.

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Topics: Obituaries