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Charitable Giving Tax Deduction Act

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on May 11, 2018 8:00:00 AM

A bipartisan bill, the Charitable Giving Tax Deduction Act, was introduced today by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) with Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) as an original co-sponsor, to protect taxpayers and encourage charitable giving.

“Charitable organizations, including churches, synagogues, and other religiously-based entities, are the life-blood of services to those in need in our society, and I am committed to a tax policy that amplifies their ability to serve our community,” said Rep. Smith. “Americans have been generous patrons of charitable causes, and we want to ensure that everyone has the support they need to continue their generosity to charitable and philanthropic causes.”

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Topics: Advocacy, Charitable giving

Be a Part of Something with CGP

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on May 2, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Whether you just renewed your membership or your renewal date is approaching, CGP wants to say thank you for your dedication to the gift planning field. We hope CGP has provided as much value to you as you have for us. Our members are the motivation for this organization to provide top-notch education, thoughtful research and advocacy that will protect charitable giving.

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Topics: Professional Development, Purpose, Membership, General, Member Benefits

CGP Conference Breakout Session Schedule Announced

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on May 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: CGP Conference 2018, Conference, Education

Latest Nonprofit Research Collaborative Report

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Apr 25, 2018 10:00:16 AM

CGP has partnered with the Nonprofit Research Collaborative since 2013 to collect data on charitable giving across the nonprofit sector. The Giving Institute is also a partner in the Collaborative, and for the most recent survey, CGP and GI worked together to add questions about planned giving to the Winter 2018 questionnaire.

Among the 1,076 U.S. nonprofits that responded to the most recent NRC survey, 84% reported receiving bequests and 92% actively sought new planned gift commitments. Eighty-five survey responses came via links that were customized for CGP members. That sample is too small to generalize about the broad spectrum of gift planning at U.S. charities. However, there are interesting differences between the CGP group and the general survey response that suggest greater attention to planned giving at organizations employing CGP members. 

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Topics: Research, Nonprofit Research Collaborative

CGP Partners with the Financial Awareness Foundation for Financial Literacy Month

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Apr 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

Indianapolis, IN: CGP is partnering with the Financial Awareness Foundation for the 14th annual Financial Literacy Month to bring attention to the epidemic of the growing lack of financial awareness and financial literacy.

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Topics: Financial Awareness Month, Financial Planning

Claire Gaudiani: Luncheon Keynote Speaker at CGP Conference

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Apr 5, 2018 8:30:00 AM

The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) is pleased to welcome Claire Gaudiani as the luncheon keynote speaker for the 2018 CGP Conference in Las Vegas. 

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Topics: CGP Conference 2018