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The Alford Group - The Alford Group Inc. was founded in 1979 to provide leadership in improving the quality of life by serving not-for-profits. Today, the firm is headquartered in Chicago, IL, with regional offices in Seattle and Washington D.C., an area office in San Diego, and a nationwide network of local strategic partners. Jimmie Alford, Chair & CEO of the Alford group is a faculty member of the Learning Institute.

American Red Cross Planned Giving Program - A good example of how one nonprofit organizations is promoting planned giving.

Gift Planning Resource Center - The Gift Planning Resources Center is an effort to promote charitable Giving through gift planning by providing links and comments on information available on the Internet.

Internet Nonprofit Center - Planned Giving - Frequently Asked Questions, and responses to those questions on the topic of planned giving. 

National Committee on Planned Giving - The National Committee on Planned Giving is the professional association for people whose work includes developing, marketing, and administering charitable planned gifts. The National Committee on Planned Giving was formed in 1988 as a federation of planned giving councils to facilitate, coordinate and encourage the education and training of the planned giving community, and to facilitate effective communication among the many different professionals in the community.

PGCALC Planned Giving Information - This commercial site offers a lot of free information including suggested annuity rates by the the American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA). ACGA is a national organization made up of charities that issue charitable gift annuities. One of the roles of the ACGA is to provide suggested maximum payout rates for the gift annuities issued by its member charities issue. These maximums are strictly voluntary. Periodically, the ACGA reviews and revises the rates it suggests.

Planned Giving Resources Inc. - This commercial site offers a great deal of free information about the regulation and administration of Charitable Gift Annuities and Pooled Income Funds and information about assistance with many issues relating to the State Regulation of Gift Annuities. As the Chair of the State Regulations Committee of the American Council on Gift Annuities, Jim Potter provides this information as a service to the nonprofit community.

Planned Giving Today - Planned Giving Today serves the planned giving community as a practical resource for education, information, inspiration and professional linkage. They help gift planners enable others to give generously, prudently and joyfully. Check out the PGT newsletter.

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