Giving USA Results a Reminder To Focus on Legacy, Non-Cash Gifts

Posted by askirvin on Jul 20, 2023 12:27:38 PM

By Lisa M. Chmiola, CFRE, CSPG

The annual Giving USA report was released a few weeks ago, and there’s been much buzz about 2022 as a bad year for fundraising. It’s hard to ignore the numbers: individual giving is down to 64% of all gifts, and those gifts decreased 13.4% in 2022 from 2021 when adjusted for inflation. (Source: Chronicle of Philanthropy, “4 Takeaways from Giving USA and More.”)

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Topics: Advocacy & Legislation Updates, Research, News

Member Spotlight: Nicole Engdahl

Posted by askirvin on Jun 16, 2023 12:00:00 AM

Nicole EngdahlCongratulations to Nicole Engdahl on her new role as Vice President of Individual Giving at the African Wildlife Foundation. We sat down with Nicole to ask about her new position, experience and advice for emerging professionals. 

Tell us a little about yourself, including how you started in gift planning.

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Topics: Member Spotlight

Four Data Points from 2022 CGP Conference

Posted by aleverenz on Nov 15, 2022 12:23:00 PM

By: Barbara Yeager

Nearly 800 gift planners attended this year’s CGP Conference in Reno, NV. Why do attendees say the conference is so valuable? For one thing, it’s a clearinghouse for data that shape realistic expectations for gift planning success, including these:

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Topics: CGP Conference