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32 Exhibit Booths / 27 Breakout Sessions / 8 Networking Opportunities / 5 General Sessions / 3 Educational Tracks / 2.5 Days of Education / 1 Great City

The above are the quick facts and figures about the ACGA’s 33rd Conference on Charitable Gift Planning to be held in Seattle, Washington April 25-27, 2018. The details are that, as it has been doing since 1927, the ACGA has put together two and half days of quality education covering the entire spectrum of charitable gift planning for experienced gift planners, those new to the field, and the non-profit business officers who support gift planning programs.
Things About Charitable Gift Annuities That Keep You Up at Night
A webinar for decision makers of CGA programs and their gift planning partners.

In this webinar Dr. Minton will discuss and provide solutions to issues pertaining to the administration of gift annuities. It will be of interest both to business officers and to planned giving staff who regularly interact with the business office regarding these matters.
  1. Attend the premier gift planning conference in Seattle (April 25-27, 2018) & the $200.00 ACGA Conference member discount covers the membership fee.
  2. Get access to thought leaders who offer relevant and timely information through webinars, white papers and conference presentations.
  3. Meet other ACGA members to gain insights and support from the gift planning community.
  4. Hear Pete Sommerfeld, OHSU Gift Planner, and Tomasz Beer MD, relate the Phil Knight Challenge Story, Transforming Cancer Care
  5. A can’t miss opportunity to learn from Robert Sharpe as he presents “Brave New World Where Do We Go From Here?”
Terry L. Simmons Scholarship Winners
In 2008, the American Council on Gift Annuities established an endowment to assist promising gift planners with their professional development. The endowment was named after Terry L. Simmons in recognition of his leadership and outstanding contributions to the ACGA and entire charitable community. The endowment provides scholarships to worthy individuals who would otherwise be unable to attend the ACGA Conference. Along with the Simmons family, the ACGA is pleased to announce the following winners of the 2018 Terry L. Simmons Scholarship:
A Case Study...
SUMMARY
Gifting cash in exchange for an immediate gift annuity and a series of deferred gift annuities (“Step Annuity”) allows a donor to benefit charity, receive an income tax deduction, and enjoy a stream of income designed to increase on a biannual basis over a 10-year period.

STUDY
Jane Smith, age 55, wants to make a gift to the local community foundation she has supported for many years, but is worried her cash flow will not keep pace with inflation until age 67, when she plans to retire and begin taking Social Security payments.
Attending the 2018 Conference - Join us in Seattle
As it has done since 1927, the ACGA has once again put together two and half days of quality education covering the entire spectrum of charitable gift planning for experienced gift planners, those new to the field, and the non-profit business officers who support gift planning programs.  
 
The Sheraton Seattle Hotel will be host to ACGA’s 33 rd  Conference on Planned Giving from April 25-27, 2018. ACGA members receive a discount for all staff members who attend.
 
There will be 27 breakout sessions (3 tracks) presented by highly-rated national speakers, and the conference symposia will cover the latest issues from Capitol Hill and how to manage risk in your gift annuity program. Our keynote presentation will show how organizational “big ideas” can spur philanthropy and how gift planning can make a difference today in an organization’s mission.
 
We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!
American Council on Gift Annuities

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Phone: (770) 874-3355
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