Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council
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Founded in 1984, the Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council provides educational and networking resources to gift planning and allied professionals to promote charitable gift planning. We envision a community where every individual leaves a legacy through philanthropic estate gifts.

The Council meets regularly to discuss issues and trends in the area of charitable gift planning, and is affiliated with the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners.

    • December 12, 2023
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar
    2023 Webinar Series

    Planned Giving: Looking Ahead to 2024 and Beyond | Wed., Dec. 6, 2023
    Complimentary, one-hour webinar presented by Phil Purcell, Director of Planned Giving, Central Territory, The Salvation Army.

    Register online at https://stelter.zoom.us/webinar/register/8516827207831/WN_FHE4TZFTSYuS2XpkHhfDMQ

    • December 13, 2023
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar

    PG Calc will be presenting a Free Q&A Webinar: Marketing Planned Gifts

    andrew_NEW_greenWhat gift plans should I market and to whom?

    What marketing channels should I use?

    How often should I send marketing messages?

    What words should I use?

    What words should I avoid?

    Get all your planned gift marketing questions answered for free by PG Calc expert Andrew Palmer, Director of Marketing Services, during this hour-long webinar.

    Note: All registrants will receive a link to a recording of the webinar that they can share with colleagues at their organization. Ordinarily, the recording is available within a few days of the live session.

    Register online at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BIzHaMj2SbmcNnS4PCBKZQ#/registration

    • January 09, 2024
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh, PA
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    Establishing philanthropy as an institutional priority engages a “cast of thousands” in various supporting roles. Leadership must leverage its visibility and prestige within the institution to promote philanthropy, continually reinforce its value, and encourage participation in resource development. In Philanthropy is a Team Sport, presenter Mike Bell emphasizes the unique role of the CEO, Chief Development Officer, and Board members in sustaining an effective culture of philanthropy. Mike will also discuss working with professional advisors and on seamless collaboration between gift planning officers and other fundraisers.

    About the Speaker:

    Mike Bell has held leadership positions in the field of philanthropy for more than thirty years. Currently, Mike is Executive Director of Davis Health System Foundation in Elkins, West Virginia. He also serves as health system director for volunteer services and pastoral care. Prior to joining DHS, Mike served as Executive Director of Suncoast Hospice Foundation in Clearwater, Florida, and Vice President for Community Development at Alive Hospice in Nashville, Tennessee. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee, and a Master of Education in Institutional Advancement from Vanderbilt University. Mike also serves as an adjunct professor of nonprofit leadership at Davis & Elkins College and is the Board President of the Randolph County Housing Authority and immediate past President of Charitable Gift Planners of West Virginia. He currently serves on the board of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners.

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Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council
PO Box 14852
Pittsburgh, PA 15234

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