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Benjamin Franklin

Two Marketing Tools
You Can Use Today


The Definitive Desktop Reference Guide
for Professional Gift Planners

The Planned Giving Bible

Giving Tomorrow 23 2020 Gary Bukowsky

Giving Tomorrow Magazine

The Marketing Side of Planned and Blended Gifts

Cover: Gary L. Bukowski, VP for Advancement, Sarah A. Reed Children’s Center:
Improving the Lives of Children
More: Rethinking thank you letters; powerful tools for every nonprofit; personal development …
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Matrix of Multi-Channel Marketing Solutions

Exclusive, End-to-End Planned Giving Marketing for Institutional Accounts

If you are looking for a complete, integrated, customized marketing solution, PG Campaign is your choice. PG Campaign is a multi-channel solution.

Chapter and Partner Websites

If you are a national organization or foundation with nonprofit partners and chapters, Diocese or Archdiocese with member parishes, here’s your solution.

Before contacting us,

Planned Giving in a Box Logo

For the Small to Medium-Sized Shop

  • Module 1: Market Your Program
  • Module 2: Formalize Your Operation
  • Module 3: Build Donor Relationships

All the smarts you need “in a box.”

Developed by two former Ivy Leaguers, University of Virginia Law Professor of Philanthropy, and a fundraiser who has raised millions.

Did you know that annual gifts and major gifts go up when you have a solid planned giving program in place? The Box is where you begin. Want grantors, grantees, sub-grantees and your board to take you more seriously? Just follow the step-by-step instructions in The Box. The instructions are so simply laid out that it carries no learning curve. It has all the content and verbiage you need from gift agreements, gift acceptance policies, evaluating your mission, approaching the best prospects, making the ask, and a lot more.

Don’t have time to implement it yourself? Work with an approved coach.

Purchase the entire Box or each module separately. More.

[The Box is also helpful to consultants who want to focus on growing their practice instead of reinventing the wheel. It gives you the time you need to manage clients instead of developing content.]

Free bonus: A copy of The Planned Giving Bible™ plus 3 Pocket Guides (and more … over a $300 value).

The Planed Giving Bible: It's the definitive guide to gift planning. It covers the "why's of giving" that helps you better understand the upside and downside of different giving options for both you and your donors.

Planned Giving Websites

A planned giving website for your prospects and one for financial advisors lays the foundation for a successful marketing plan. It provides 24/7 access to your information to fulfill philanthropic aspirations.

We deliver enterprise planned giving marketing solutions for savvy donors down to simple planned giving websites for the smaller nonprofit.

Websites for Chapters and Nonprofit Partners

This solution is your answer if you are a national organization, foundation, Diocese or Archdiocese with affiliates.


Landing pages with digital outreach and interactive tools (calculators) get attention, build trust and convert casual browsers to active visitors.

All have marketing and legally vetted language that explain how gift plans work.

Print/Direct Mail

Fact: print marketing is far more powerful than e-marketing. So if you are planning on using e-marketing alone, don’t; balance it with print. Access a comprehensive series of gift planning tools, marketing materials and brochures* a-la-carte. Or consider our PG Campaign (a customized marketing solution) with a 12- to 36- month comprehensive marketing plan.

Complete Services Sheet [PDF] *Some available in Spanish

We’re In the Business to Help You Succeed.

Assess Your Planned Giving Readiness
Assess Your Board
Tak-Tik of the Week
21 Steps to a Successful Planned Giving Program
10 Simple Tips and Strategies to Market Planned Gifts
How Giving Vehicles Work (includes videos and donor profiles for each giving vehicle)
Compare Giving Vehicles (online interactive version)
Compare Giving Vehicles (print version)
For the Very Small Nonprofit: A Planned Giving Microsite

Coming soon: Weekly Webinar Series.

The Planned Giving Bible
The definitive guide to planned giving! Covers all relevant information you’ll ever need as a professional gift planner.

Updated yearly.

Ultimate Quick Reference Planned Giving Pocket Guide

The Planned Giving Pocket Guide
A concise, desktop reference guide. Covers over 18 gift plans.

Updated yearly.

Gift Comparison Charts
Side-by-side comparison showcasing features and benefits of each gift plan. Completely branded to your organization.

Webinars and Primers
Invest in your future! Exceptional presenters, timely topics.

Internal Case to Market IRAs
Free resources to build support from your boss and your board.

Free Downloads
Conversation Starters, Donor Interview Form, Donor Characteristics Table, Sample Codicil, Year-End Solicitation Letter, and more.


It’s a weekly Tip! (Subscribe for free)
Insiders insights; each a 52-second read.

Idea Center
Sample marketing ideas with visuals.

Learn (for Newbies)
Gift Plan Videos, 21 Steps to Launch a Program, 10 Marketing Tips, and more.

Frequent Questions
How does the IRA Rollover (QCD) work? Should I accept real estate? How often to mail? What motivates a donor to give? What makes her stop giving?

How to Launch a Planned Giving Program
21 Simple steps to success.

Keep the Romance Alive Postcard

How does your organization retain its donors? Do you stay in touch frequently, letting them know what’s happening in your quest to make the world a better place. Do you show them how their support is changing lives? Do you keep the bond you initially created with them strong? Do you send thank-you cards or postcards “just because?”

September 18, 2020 Read more
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The relationship between fundraisers and potential donors is like dating. And, just like the dating world, in fundraising, there are duds, and there are keepers. Which kind of fundraiser are you?

July 11, 2020 Read more