planned giving

Jun 30, 2008

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.

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.

Jun 17, 2008

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.

May 13, 2008

Strengthening fiscal roots

This is the third in a three-part resource series from PJ on grassroots transitions.

Apr 21, 2008

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.

Mar 18, 2008

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.

Mar 18, 2008

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.

Mar 18, 2008

Planned gifts hinge on relationships

Linda Burr of CARE says nonprofits should approach donors as professional, trusted and ethical philanthropic partners.

Mar 18, 2008

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.

Mar 18, 2008

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.