Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council
Learn. Lead. Serve.

Founded in 1984, the Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council (PPGC) is an organization of planned giving officers, development professionals, attorneys, financial planners, financial services officers and insurance underwriters. The Council meets regularly, to discuss issues and trends in the area of charitable gift planning. PPGC adheres to Model Standards of Practice for the Charitable Gift Planner. 

2021 Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council Awards

Award nominations are open until August 31, 2021. Awardees will be recognized at the EPC Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

For more information, contact Pat Quinn Winter at winterp@carnegielibrary.org or 412.622.8873

The Allied Professional Award

This award honors an individual, organization or group from the tri-state area who is deserving of recognition for their efforts to advance charitable gift planning and philanthropy. The successful nominee will be an allied professional(s) (e.g., attorney, stock broker, insurance or real estate professional, certified public accountant, certified financial planner, marketing company, consultant) who has made significant contributions to PPGC through one or more of the following efforts:

  • support for events and conferences that present issues and trends in the area of charitable gift planning
  • contributions to the field’s knowledge base through development and sharing of professional resources, including further education in charitable gift planning
  • mentorship (formal or informal) that supports individual growth and expanded opportunities
  • promotion and advocacy for expanding charitable gift planning opportunities
  • service to the gift planning field

The PPGC Excellence Award

This award honors a program, service or initiative that demonstrates excellence and innovation in the field of charitable gift planning and philanthropy. The successful nominee (which can be an individual, team or organization) will demonstrate creativity, leadership, innovation and/or efficiency in the development of a new or improved program, service or initiative. Results of these efforts serve as a standard for others and have lasting value for the charitable gift planning field. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • best of class institutional gift planning programs
  • educational, awareness and advocacy efforts
  • gift planning standards, articles, model documents or best practices
  • marketing campaigns
  • commitment to growing equity, diversity and inclusion within the charitable gift planning profession

Planned Giving Council Awards Nomination Form

Submissions due August 31, 2021

Mission & Vision

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

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

Other Services

Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council

PO Box 9729
Pittsburgh, PA 15229

office@ppgc.net     *     412-206-1447

The information contained on this site is not intended as legal or tax advice and is provided solely for informational purposes to the members of the Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council.

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