A must-read: Lynn Malzone Ierardi on Storytelling

Posted by Michael Davis on Sep 6, 2019 2:50:34 PM

Storytelling: The Secret Sauce of Fundraising Success is the first book by CGP Chair Lynn Malzone Ierardi, J.D.

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Topics: Membership

Convince the Boss

Posted by Gloria Kermeen on Jul 24, 2019 12:00:22 PM

Interested in attending CGP Conference, but not sure how to convince the boss to approve the trip? Here are some simple steps you can take to prepare your request:

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Topics: Conference, CGP Conference

From your Conference Chair: You asked and we listened!

Posted by Kathy Kielar on Jul 22, 2019 1:06:43 PM

The conference is a place to hear from thought leaders, talk to exhibitors about current trends, and of course meet your colleagues. One of the best parts of the conference is the people!

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Topics: Conference, CGP Conference

A New CGP Member Benefit

Posted by Philip Purcell on May 15, 2019 2:51:15 PM

Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Graduate Certificate (GS) and Master’s Degree (MA) in Philanthropic Studies Scholarships

The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy have partnered to offer a new member benefit for all CGP members interested in advancing their professional development. CGP members are eligible for a scholarship that can save Indiana residents $250 per class ($3,000 for the master’s degree) and non-residents $500 per class ($6,000 for the master’s degree).

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Topics: Education, Membership

What is the Solutions Center Anyway?

Posted by Gloria Kermeen on Apr 24, 2019 1:23:38 PM

For every challenge, there are solutions. Find yours here! If you’ve explored the CGP Conference, you may have noticed that we refer to the exhibit hall as the “Solutions Center.” The Solutions Center is the place where attendees gather for breakfast, breaks, receptions, and meetups with vendors and fellow attendees. But it’s also the site of informal learning opportunities you might not have considered.

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Topics: CGP Conference

Uncertainty Continues Late into Final 2018 Legislative Session

Posted by Perry Wasserman on Dec 19, 2018 2:25:00 PM

From completing work on pending appropriations bills to a landmark overhaul of criminal sentencing laws, the week before Christmas on Capitol Hill will go down as a hectic one, to say the least.  Lawmakers are also trying to make some headway on various tax measures and extend and/or reauthorize a number of important government programs, all against a backdrop of dwindling legislative days and the likely absences of lame-duck lawmakers not coming back next year. 

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Topics: Advocacy