This is a unique time for nonprofit organizations. Generational wealth transfer is in full swing. Is your organization prepared to make changes to accommodate the sudden influx of millennial wealth? If you’re prepared, this could be a momentous time for your nonprofit.
SECURE Act / Note to Clients and Friends
Don’t let legislation paralyze your planned giving marketing efforts.
Who Made the First Planned Gift?
Most “experts” place the practice as having been birthed in the 1970s — or maybe as far back as the ’40s. So it’s safe to say the first planned gift must have been made sometime in those decades. Right?
Why Getting In The Will Today Matters
Long-term study shows multiple benefits for charities to get in the estate plan sooner. We all know charitable estate giving is a big deal. In comparison, despite all of the media attention and conversation generated by corporate giving, annual estate giving has always been much larger. (In some years, charitable estate gifts are more than […]
Is It Okay To Use A Bequest For Operating Expenses?
Question My nonprofit organization currently uses all bequest proceeds for operating expenses. The family of recently deceased donor has questioned this and wants us to designate the funds for endowment. What should we do? Answer Remember that the only funds that serve as true endowment are those that are restricted by the donor. Since […]