Press Release: Planned Giving Round Table of Northern Nevada Named National Association of Charitable Gift Planners Council of the Year

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
For Immediate Release
For more information, please contact:
Jessica Hall, Director of Membership and Marketing

Indianapolis, IN -- The Planned Giving Round Table of Northern Nevada (PGRT) was awarded the honor of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) Council of the Year at the 2022 CGP Conference in Reno, Nevada.

The CGP Council of the Year award recognizes a council that demonstrates significant achievement in the preceding year. This award celebrates innovative programming, special events, membership growth, community impact and other areas of contribution to the charitable gift planning field.

PGRT is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing and promoting charitable gift and estate planning in the Northern Nevada community. Each year, PGRT offers a variety of educational content and programming that are designed to enhance member’s professional development and foster a collaboration among the disciplines that involve planned giving. ​

The nominator of Planned Giving Round Table of Northern Nevada’s noted their impressive strides in programs, professional development, continuing education and scholarship opportunities.

PGRT hosts in person programs and seminars on the topics of estate, tax and gift planning.
They provide opportunities for networking with other gift planners, including accountants, attorneys, development officers, and financial planners. Their programs regularly include regionally and nationally-recognized speakers and experts on important topics.They also provide updates to their members on tax code changes and legislation that are related to charitable gift planning.

The Planned Giving Round Table of Northern Nevada offers scholarships for nonprofit professionals, small-shop and independent allied professionals, or fundraising professionals new to the field of planned giving. The scholarship includes a one-year PGRT membership. Those who receive the scholarship agree to regularly attend events and support the efforts of the board’s committees and task forces in areas of membership, marketing, and programing. These scholarships are made possible through the generosity of the PGRT Board and other supporters. 

“Planned Giving Round table of Northern Nevada is incredibly grateful for past leadership, current board members, sponsors, and especially our members,” says current PGRT President Danny Schenker. “This award is a culmination of everyone’s effort who have touched PGRT in one way or another over the past 18 years. I would like to thank everyone for making PGRT what it is today. We could not have done it without you!”

PGRT also utilizes unique programs for their in person and virtual programming and networking events. They have an Annual Sponsor, Program Sponsorship, Email & Print Marketing Sponsorship, and Scholarship Fund Sponsorship, as well as a la carte sponsorships. These sponsorships allow them to provide fuller and more comprehensive services and opportunities for their members. 

Planned Giving Round Table of Northern Nevada leadership sets the tone for engagement and community impact. PGRT received the 100% Giving Board Award in 2021. PGRT builds a community of philanthropy through education, communication and charitable gift planning.

The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners is committed to improving the art and science of the charitable gift planning process. We equip members with relevant resources, including guidelines, articles, model documents and samples that help enrich and advance careers. We connect colleagues at all levels through our national network, including those who defined the field. We exist to serve our distinguished profession and bring life to charitable gift planning.


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