The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners' Leadership Institute provides education, networking and service opportunities for the nation's most experienced charitable gift planners. It's a community where the seasoned leaders of our profession meet to discuss solutions to gift planning challenges, make progress on legislative initiatives and enhance CGP's research and member programs. Leadership Institute members advance the art and science of charitable gift planning through their focus on:


Discussing and evaluating current events in tax, trusts and estates law pertaining to charitable gift planning, including the impact of changes to the tax incentives for charitable giving.


Studying trends in the art and science of charitable gift planning and considering how they will affect our field in the present and the future.

Idea Sharing

Providing leadership to the national community of charitable gift planners through creative collaboration, mentoring, speaking, moderating and publishing.

Leading the way

Advance the field of philanthropy and the charitable gift planning community.

We invite you to join us as a member of the Leadership Institute. 

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Phillip Purcell
2020-2021 Leadership Institute Chair

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