Business owners seen giving to create change
High-net-worth business owners give to charity based on their personal beliefs, not for personal reward, says a new study.
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.
Exploring the benefits of planned gifts
Charitable giving is not just about outright gifts. Planned giving can allow you to assist your favorite charity without compromising your financial security.
Strengthening fiscal roots
This is the third in a three-part resource series from PJ on grassroots transitions.
Creative uses of life insurance
"The black sheep of planned-giving vehicles" is not inherently inappropriate, says this article on charitable uses of life insurance. Rather, its traditional uses are simply overshadowed by bad press.
Time seen ripe to embrace planned giving
Nonprofits waiting for the perfect time to start a planned-giving program may wait forever, development professionals say.
Three key planned-giving vehicles, demystified
Fred Stang, director of development at the Triangle Community Foundation in Durham, N.C., profiles three essential gift vehicles for nonprofits starting a planned giving program.
Planned gifts hinge on relationships
Linda Burr of CARE says nonprofits should approach donors as professional, trusted and ethical philanthropic partners.
New tools for planned giving
With planned-giving officers playing a greater role, donors and nonprofits are making increasing use of real estate and gift annuities, an expert says.
Secrets to working with advisers
Professional advisers can be key partners for charities in working with donors to create planned gifts, a fundraising professional says.