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In Remembrance of Alice A. Pinsley, By Ronald A. Brown

Posted by askirvin on Jun 06, 2024 03:59:10 PM

Alice A. Pinsley, of Stamford, CT, passed away at home on May 22, 2024, after struggling with illness.. She was born in Bronx, NY, and raised in Teaneck, NJ.

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Member Spotlight: Melissa Vaillancourt

Posted by askirvin on May 16, 2024 12:00:00 AM

Meet Melissa Vaillancourt!

Melissa is the Director of Gift Planning at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. She holds a Master's in Communication and Rhetorical Studies and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conflict and Collaboration from Syracuse University. In 2023, she was awarded a CGP Scholarship entailing a CGP Conference registration and a one-year membership. 

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Charitable Gift Planners of Central Florida’s List of Must-Do’s in Orlando

Posted by askirvin on May 08, 2024 09:04:12 AM

CGP Conference 2024 is going to take place in “The City Beautiful” – Orlando, Florida! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker, an arts aficionado, a foodie or a shopaholic, this world-class entertainment destination has something for everyone. With legendary theme parks, restaurants, and shopping as well as spectacular museums and world-class entertainment, you'll never run out of things to do.

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Member Spotlight: Matthew Treadwell

Posted by askirvin on Feb 13, 2024 09:17:15 AM

Meet Matthew Treadwell!

Matthew is a Gift Planning Attorney at the Indiana University Foundation for Indiana University Indianapolis (IUPUI). In addition to his work at IU Indy, Matthew is a member of the Board of Directors for the CGP, where he serves as the Emerging Professionals Chair and incoming Conference Chair. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Ausome Indy

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CGP Conference 2024 | Make the Case

Posted by askirvin on Feb 09, 2024 03:44:32 PM

The CGP Conference is headed to Orlando, Florida from October 28 through 30. CGP Conference is the largest gathering of gift planning professionals where attendees have the chance to learn from and collaborate with the most respected people in the field. 

Join hundreds of gift planning professionals from around the country to expand your network and skills. Use the guide below to make the most of your conference experience and have the best chance at getting the CGP Conference approved. 

Before the Conference:

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CGP Conference 2023 Takeaways: Stewardship

Posted by askirvin on Jan 18, 2024 01:06:42 PM

By: Barbara Yeager

This year’s CGP Conference included sessions to support almost all 16 National Standards for Gift Planning Success, including Standard 14, which specifies that best-practice gift planning programs have “a robust, well-executed stewardship plan across all lines of fundraising focused on engaging donors in a meaningful way, building long-term donor relationships and maintaining a high donor retention rate.”

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Member Spotlight: Lauren Elliott

Posted by askirvin on Jan 11, 2024 03:14:14 PM

Meet Lauren Elliott! Lauren is the Director of Planned Giving at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. Lauren has always found herself intrigued by mortality, so her cocktail conversations often revolve around death, DNR's and living wills (you know- the fun stuff!). As an old soul and cancer survivor, she's not one to shy away from life's most challenging conversations.

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Member Spotlight: Dien Yuen

Posted by askirvin on Dec 11, 2023 04:29:54 PM

Meet Dien Yuen! Dien is the CEO and co-founder of Daylight Advisors. She is also the founder of the Center for Philanthropy and Social Impact at The American College of Financial Services. Dien created the Advisors of Color CAP® Study Group, a support group for BIPOC advisors seeking their designations. She also designed the Purpose School, an immersive and interactive learning experience that helps leaders explore the intersection of purpose and social impact. 

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Why I Give to CGP

Posted by askirvin on Oct 17, 2023 04:22:20 PM

I give to advance CGP’s mission to support the charitable gift planning community.

​For professional associations, the primary sources of revenue are still membership dues and program fees – like the CGP National Conference.  But it takes charitable gifts to fully support high-quality educational programming, scholarships, research, and advocacy. 

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Things To Do in Chicago with Chicago Council on Planned Giving

Posted by askirvin on Oct 13, 2023 04:10:24 PM

CGP Conference 2023 is in the wonderful city of Chicago, Illinois this year. In one of the largest cities, there are endless restaurants, museums and other activities to fill your spare time. If you have extra time in Chicago, be sure to visit one (or all!) of the Chicago Council on Planned Giving's favorite places. Be sure to share your adventures with us on socials!

Chicago Council on Planned Giving's Suggestions for How to Experience our World-Class City During Your Visit:

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