Build Your Network at CGP Conference

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Feb 22, 2018 12:00:00 PM

This week, CGP sat down with Gordon Smith, Associate Vice President of Development, Planned Giving, for National Jewish Health and this year’s Conference Chair, to discuss conference planning and his vision for CGP Conference 2018 in Las Vegas.

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Topics: planned giving, General, Conference, CGP Conference 2018

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

The New CGP Shop is Here

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Dec 15, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Access Relevant and Engaging Education in the CGP Shop

CGP just launched our new Shop! You can now easily tap into education that will take your career to the next level. Search for conference papers, on-demand webinars, and salary reports in the CGP Shop. Plus, all CGP members get member-only pricing! 

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Topics: General, Education, Resources, Conference, CGP Shop

Dealing with the Self-Dealing Rules: How well do you know them?

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Feb 14, 2017 10:10:05 AM

The rules prohibiting self-dealing are contained in Internal Revenue Code Section 4941. They are broad and complex and, unfortunately, they are often counter-intuitive. Being able to recognize when a self-dealing issue may be present is an essential skill for all planned giving professionals. You can help your donors and your organization avoid tax penalties by studying up on disqualified people and prohibited transactions. Jeffrey Davine's presentation at NCPP 2016, “Dealing with the Self-Dealing Rules,” addressed this very issue

Find out how well you know the self-dealing rules.

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Topics: donors, General, NCPP, gift planning, Philanthrophy