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PPGC Mission:

The Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council provides educational and networking resources to gift planning and allied professionals to promote charitable estate planning.

PPGC Vision:

PPGC envisions a community where every individual leaves a legacy through philanthropic estate gifts.

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The Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council is a group of professionals committed to promoting gifts to charity as a positive way to achieve individual estate planning objectives through education.

PPGC is affiliated with the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and ascribes to its Code of Ethics. PPGC is education focused, conducting five bi-monthly meeting programs, a comprehensive regional education conference and a Leave A Legacy™ community awareness program in conjunction with the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.

PPGC is committed to partnering wherever possible to promote philanthropy as a viable estate planning tool that addresses personal and community-related planning objectives.

Founded in 1984, PPGC is one of the oldest planned giving councils in the United States with nearly 150 members. 


Emerging Philanthropy Conference

Rory Green, Keynote Speaker

Rory has spoken at national and international fundraising conferences, including the IFC in Holland, AFP Toronto Congress and AFP International. In her spare time Rory is the founder and editor of Fundraiser Grrl, the fundraising community’s go-to source for comic relief. Her keynote will be titled “Meaningful Donor Conversations (That Raise More Money)”

Registration is Open!

$200 for Members 

$250 for Non-Members

Confernce Schedule Session Descriptions

Sponsorship Opportunities

Direct all inquiries to Cynthia Caldwell by telephone at (412) 648-1372 or via email at Cynthia.Caldwell@ia.pitt.edu or to emerging.philanthropy.sponsors@gmail.com.