One of the biggest challenges facing nonprofits with large individual donations, is losing an annual stream of income when the donor dies. While most nonprofits rely heavily on their annual fundraising campaigns, it is important, and sometimes vital, for nonprofit organizations to encourage such donors to endow their gifts – distinct from annual contributions – to establish a solid financial foundation that will help build sustainability for the future.
Wooing, educating, maintaining annual gifts for Charitable Institutions is “tough business” for the thousands of fund raisers working desperately to meet ever increasing costs. Most annual gifts are the product of endless meetings, dinners, phone calls, tours and creative discussions.Once … Continue reading
Although many institutions that have offered CGAs to donors are concerned about the natural extension of life expectancy, or that a large number of female CGA donors could offset the life expectancy experience–increased longevity has not been the major factor … Continue reading
Many wealthy families consider creating Family Foundations (FF) to secure a legacy of giving and to perpetuate philanthropy as a family value. A common question that arises, is whether a Family Foundation is a more appropriate vehicle for multi-generational giving … Continue reading