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    Jennifer Doumanian:
    Gregory Warner:
    I wrote a pretty thorough article on this in 2016. You can check it out here and, of course, I have a lot more insights on this topic in my book titled Engagement Fundraising: How to raise more money for less in the 21st century. I'm happy to send a free copy to any member of CGP.
    Hi Greg,
    I'm a member and would love a copy of you...
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    Stephen Farwig:Hi Greg, I am a CGP member and I would appreciate receiving a copy of your book. Thank you,Steve Farwig  Stephen FarwigDirector of Development, Planned GivingMarquette UniversityZilber Hall, Suite 321P.O. Box 1881Milwaukee, WI 53201 Office: 414-288-0214Cell: 920-917-4170stephen.farwig@marquette.edu  
    Super. We'll shi...
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    I visited an alumnus/donor last week who had made a $750,000 irrevocable commitment 20 years ago. He was 60 years old during that campaign and this irrevocable commitment was counted at the discounted value of $125,000 in that previous campaign. When we met, he agreed to increase his commitment to $1,000,000. 
    I've told others how they should count thes...
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    Bonnie Mcleskey:
    Has anyone had experience with the Intro to Planned Giving seminar offered by Robert Sharpe or Planned Giving: Getting the Proper Start by Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy? I have been looking into seminars to send new Development Officers to attend. I would usually suggest an annual 1 day intro offered by the Denver cha...
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    I worked with Dr. Russell James to develop a FREE online training course for folks like you and your colleagues. 

    You can sign-up for it here: https://imarketsmart.com/ecourse/

    Plus, you can get 13 CFRE continuing education credits as a result of completing the course.

    Again, there is no charge whatsoever and no strings attached. Dr. James wanted to g...
  • 8 Replies
    I worked with Dr. Russell James to develop a FREE online training course for folks like you and your colleagues. 

    You can sign-up for it here: https://imarketsmart.com/ecourse/

    Plus, you can get 13 CFRE continuing education credits as a result of completing the course.

    Again, there is no charge whatsoever and no strings attached. Dr. James wanted to g...