Much of my success is a direct result of the things I’ve learned from CGP educational opportunities and from the people I’ve met who are members.
Member Benefits
Grow Your Network & Your Career
Grow Your Network & Your Career

Unlock your career potential. Search for jobs or post open positions in CGP's Career Center. Use CGP Link to locate and connect with more than 4,000 charitable gift planners from across the nation via our member directory, and extend your connections in online forums and at national events.

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Tap Into Exclusive Member Resources
Tap Into Exclusive Member Resources

Knowledge is power. Get it here. Easily access hundreds of articles, guidelines, model documents and samples from our member-exclusive resource library. 

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Connect and Learn in CGP Link, Our Online Community
Connect and Learn in CGP Link, Our Online Community

Share ideas, ask questions and solve problems with colleagues who share your interests, challenges and goals. Dive deep into more focused discussion and targeted messages and let the conversation come to you. 

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Enjoy Savings on Conferences, Exams and Educational Materials
Enjoy Savings on Conferences, Exams and Educational Materials

CGP members save $200 on registration to the largest conference for charitable gift planners, the National Conference on Philanthropic Planning. Members also receive:

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Engage with CGP Advocacy Efforts
Engage with CGP Advocacy Efforts

Have a voice in Washington and stay up to date on issues that affect your donors, the gift planning profession and the nonprofit sector. Join the advocacy conversation in CGP Link or take part in our virtual advocacy updates. 

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Access Research Data
Access Research Data

CGP members have exclusive access to demographic and salary data, Gift Planner Profile surveys and research on the latest trends and best practices in charitable gift planning. 

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Recent News & Events
Pivoting - The Secret to Successfully Handling Difficult Donor Conversations
Dec 12, 2016
At the 2016 National Conference on Philanthropic Planning (NCPP), attendees learned many valuable techniques and skills...
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A Must-Read: Steve Meyers on Personalized Philanthropy
May 28, 2015
Personalized philanthropy is the fundamental principle of Steve Meyers’ new book, Personalized Philanthropy—Crash the Fu...
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NCPP 2017
Oct 11, 2017
NCPP 2017 The National Conference on Philanthropic Planning (NCPP) is being held in Baltimore, MD on Oct...
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If you do just one thing right...Don’t ignore your oldest friends
Jan 06, 2015
Working with your organization’s oldest friends can be fraught with challenges and limitations. But, don’t take the eas...
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Featured Resources
Blended Gifts: Making the Most of This Emerging Workhorse for Major& Planned Gift Officers
Following the 2008 economic downturn, donors began trending towards revocable estate gifts. Leading charities respond...
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Building a Legacy Gift Portfolio from Your Annual Donor Base
This paper will discuss the four steps to building a productive legacy gift portfolio: 1) create gift appreciati...
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