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The 22nd Annual Building Blocks Planned Giving Conference scholarships are open until July 19.

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Mid-America Planned Giving Council (MAPGC) promotes charitable planned giving, advances the education and professional expertise of MAPGC members and encourages networking and peer-support among our members. MAPGC provides monthly opportunities for Nonprofit and Allied Professionals to learn and network. Events are provided to members at no additional cost, with the exception of our premier event, Building Blocks.

Key Criteria:  Applications are open to all nonprofit and allied professionals seeking to further their scope of understanding in the field of Gift Planning. Preference will be given to nonprofit and allied professionals who are either new to the field or actively seeking work in the fundraising and those working with small operating budgets.

Building Blocks Scholarships
$75 value | Deadline: July 19   Apply now
For: Members and Non Members
This scholarship is for small nonprofit professionals, small-shop/independent allied professionals, or fundraising/allied professionals new to the field of planned giving (less than three years). It provides for the recipient full access to the next Building Blocks Annual Conference. By accepting scholarship, awardee agrees to attend event or to cover the costs incurred by MAPGC.

New Membership Scholarships
$150 value | Deadline: Closed
For: New Members
This scholarship is for small nonprofit professionals, small-shop/independent allied professionals, or fundraising/allied professionals new to the field of planned giving. It provides for the recipient one-year membership, valid for 12 months from date of award. By accepting scholarship, awardee agrees to faithfully attend MAPGC events and volunteer on at least one committee for MAPGC.

The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners National Conference Scholarship
Up to a $2,000 value | Deadline: Closed
For: Current MAPGC members
This scholarship has a maximum value of $2000 and is intended for small nonprofit professionals, small-shop/independent allied professionals, or fundraising/allied professionals new to the field of planned giving. It provides for the recipient full access to the next Partnership for Philanthropic Planning Annual Conference. By accepting scholarship, awardee agrees to attend event, submit all expense validation (as requested) and volunteer on at least one committee for MAPGC.

 

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Philip M. Purcell, JD, Vice President for Planned Giving and Endowment Stewardship at the Ball State University Foundation, Muncie, IN

 PLANNED GIVING IN A COMPREHENSIVE CAMPAIGN

 This highly interactive seminar will review how to successfully integrate and maximize planned gifts during a comprehensive fundraising campaign.  Specific techniques that will be explained include use of integrated major and planned gift identification, cultivation, recognition and solicitation including coordinated proposals. Strategies to establish campaign and planned gift goals, as well as how to count planned gifts, will be shared. Suggestions for involving the board of directors will be highlighted.

PPP Tracks: Charitable Estate Planning – Approaches to gifts integrating current or deferred components; Marketing – Tools/techniques for identifying donors and inspiring them to make charitable gifts; Management Best practices for running a gift program and communicating value to executive managers.

Phil Purcell currently serves as Vice President for Planned Giving and Endowment Stewardship at the Ball State University Foundation where he recently assisted with the successful completion of a $200 million campaign, of which $65 million in planned gifts was raised.

He teaches courses on Law and Philanthropy, Nonprofit Organization Law and Planned Giving as adjunct faculty for the Indiana University School of Law (Bloomington) and Indiana University School of Philanthropy (Indianapolis).

Phil serves as a member of the Tax Exempt Advisory Council for the Internal Revenue Service (Great Lakes states) and on the editorial advisory board of Planned Giving Today.  He has served on the board of directors for the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, Planned Giving Group of Indiana (past president) and Association of Fundraising Professionals – Indiana (past president).  He is an attorney and member of the American and Indiana State Bar Associations.

Phil received his B.A. degree from Wabash College (magna cum laude)and his J.D. and M.P.A. degrees (with honors) from Indiana University.

Friday, November 14, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.


JT Cattle Director of Development, Avila University