Tag Archives: planned giving

The Next Big Thing

Everyone is talking about “blended gifts” these days. It’s like the intermittent fasting of the fundraising world. It will solve all your problems! It will help you live forever! Well…it just might do that. Yes, many gift officers have been … more

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Don’t Limit Your Donors’ Dreams

Time and time again, I hear people tell me that they don’t want to talk about planned giving with their donors because they don’t know enough about it. They worry that they need a full staff of planned giving experts … more

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4 Quick Tips from Planned Giving Days

As always, the Impact Team learned a lot at Planned Giving Days last week. We wanted to share a few of our top takeaways for anyone helping their donors make an impact through planned gifts: We all know that Baby … more

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Who’s excited for Planned Giving Days?!

Impact is looking forward to being out and about at tomorrow’s annual Planned Giving Days conference. Here are just a few of the things we’re excited about: Laura Gobbi of the Smithsonian Institution reports back on Smithsonian’s most recent and … more

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#WednesdayWisdom: Preparing for Spring

“Winter comes to every one of us sooner or later. And every spring, just like clockwork, the garden is reborn. By the time we die the real question is, what have we done to leave our garden better prepared for … more

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Want a Raise? Start Marketing Planned Giving!

Do you want to be a rock star in your organization? To add more value and raise more dollars to fuel your mission? You can! Join Impact’s own Kathy Swayze and Meg Roberts on DMFA’s planned giving marketing webinar tomorrow, … more

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: What is a legacy?

“Legacy. What is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see.” —Hamilton, “The World Was Wide Enough” Are you coming to the Bridge Conference next month? You can hear Impact’s own Meg Roberts share more … more

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Storytelling Tips from Planned Giving Days

This year, Planned Giving Days was all about storytelling—one of our favorite things here at Impact! It started with John Trybus of Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication. We already loved John before his plenary address last Thursday morning, … more

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3 Reasons We’re Excited for Planned Giving Days

At Impact we’re busy prepping for NCGPC’s Planned Giving Days Conference on May 25th & 26th. PG Days brings together all types of people in the gift planning profession to learn and network. Two days of educational sessions and events … more

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What Do Memories Have to Do With Fundraising?

I always enjoy attending Planned Giving Days, sponsored by the National Capital Gift Planning Council and this year was no exception. Jay Steenhuysen led an interesting discussion on the donor experience. He challenged us to think about how we can … more

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