Chris McLeod

Jun 27, 2011

Nonprofit leaders study major gifts

The Leadership Gift School, a privately-funded effort in Charlotte to develop the philanthropic culture of nonprofits and the community, has just graduated its inaugural class.

May 17, 2010

New school to teach major-gift fundraising

Teaching nonprofit professionals how to secure ‘leadership’ gifts will be the focus of a new initiative that a group of professional fundraisers are launching in Charlotte.

Oct 7, 2009

Planned-giving advice for faith-based groups

Leave a Legacy Charlotte Region is planning a planned-giving workshop for African-American congregations, and has launched a series of six planned-giving “coaching circles.”

Apr 15, 2009

Leave a Legacy promotes planned giving

Charlotte group is stepping up efforts to promote planned giving among fundraising professionals, donors and nonprofit board members.

Mar 12, 2009

Leave a Legacy to hold planned-giving program

The program, to be held March 25 in Charlotte, aims to alert fundraisers to common problems that arise when trying to close major and planned gifts.

Mar 6, 2009

Showing appreciation for planned gifts

Donor-recognition societies give nonprofits a way to thank their planned givers while spreading the word to other donors about alternate giving options.

Nov 14, 2008

Five steps for launching planned-giving programs

Getting the word out to donors about planned-giving programs can significantly expand opportunities for nonprofits, says Chris McLeod, vice president of the Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust.

Jun 18, 2008

Arts groups tune up for planned giving

The Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust aims to help partner groups of the Arts & Science Council prepare themselves to build their endowments.