A Must-Read: Alex Brovey on Zen and the Art of Fundraising

Posted by Meryl R. Cosentino on Jun 21, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Zen and the Art of Fundraising - 8 Pillars of Success, is the first book by CGP member Alexandra Pia Brovey, JD, LLM.

In her informative and inspiring guide, the reader is taken on a VIP tour inside the mind of a master fundraiser. What the journey teaches us—about Alex, fundraising, and ultimately ourselves—will change the way we approach our careers and our donors, and should result in a more positive outcome for the charitable organizations that employ us. 

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Topics: General, fundraising

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

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: CGP Conference 2018, Conference, planned giving, General

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

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, Marketing, Membership

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