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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 National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (formerly 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. 


Planned Giving 101


Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
The Rivers Club (downtown Pittsburgh)

Whether you are new to planned giving, it is only a part of your job or instead the main focus of your work, Planned Giving 101 is the perfect workshop for you. PG 101 will provide a complete overview of the planned giving process and how to best incorporate it into your development program.

Jack Owen and a team of experts will cover everything from legal issues to gift vehicles. PG 101 also includes an Ask Me Anything panel fielding all your gift planning questions. This is a can’t miss program.

PG 101 Program Slides

2017 Board of Directors