Tag: Planned gifts

You Can’t Take It With You (Talking with Donors about Money and Death)

Cultivating selected prospective donors for planned gifts, usually received after their lifetimes, is a skill and an art. It requires thoughtful planning and follow-through, as well as staff and board commitment and participation. Remember that legacy gifts take time and patience; often you’ll have many conversations with a donor before … Read More

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Types of Planned Gifts

Planned gifts come in three types: current gifts, deferred gifts, and split interest gifts. Current gifts are those given and received now. Examples of current gifts include cash or checks, stocks or bonds, real estate, personal property, and art or antiques. The donor simply sends or brings the actual gift … Read More

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