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Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Planned Giving Council of the Mid-South Fall Event 2023 co-sponsored by Jewish Foundation of Memphis

A panel discussion about the value of having a will and creating a legacy.

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Welcome to the Planned Giving Council of the Mid-South

The Planned Giving Council of the Mid-South is a professional association for people whose work includes developing, marketing and administering charitable planned gifts. Our members include estate planning and tax attorneys, accountants, bank trust officers, financial advisors, consultants, and representatives of nonprofit organizations and institutions.

We are a nonprofit organization, and we are affiliated with the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners and ascribe to its Code of Ethics. The Council offers educational programs, featuring interesting and knowledgeable speakers with topics relevant to charitable gift planning. Our meetings also provide a networking opportunity for our members and guests.

We hope you will find our website to be a useful resource. You will find information about and registration for our upcoming programs and events, as well as links to a variety of resources and information on gift planning, a listing of job opportunities in the gift planning area, and membership and board information.

Carlisle DaleCarlisle Dale

President, Planned Giving Council of the Mid-South


"To promote professionalism among development officers and fundraisers working in the area of planned giving; encourage cooperation and membership among development officers, fundraisers, and other financial, legal, and tax professionals; and to further the use of planned giving as a tool for fundraising."

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The Planned Giving Council of the Mid-South enjoys a very diverse membership which greatly enhances the experience for all members. Our community draws from all types of non-profit organizations and for-profit companies with an interest in creating and supporting philanthropy.

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CGP helps enrich and advance members’ work and careers through education, resources and advocacy. We are a robust network of gift planning professionals at all levels, including the leaders who defined our field, and the innovators who will transform our profession and the world.

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