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Legacy Giving at Lunch Series: Part 1 – Engaging Donors Through Powerful Questions
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When: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST
Where: Conference Call
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Legacy Giving at Lunch Series: Part 1 – Engaging Donors Through Powerful Questions

(Part 1 in the 3-Part Legacy Giving At Lunch Discussion Series)

Engaging Your Donors Through Powerful Questions

Date and Time:  April 11, 12:00pm, CST

Location:  Conference Call

Session Description:  Conversations with your donors about legacy giving don’t have to be awkward. Over the years, we’ve learned that one of the primary challenges that holds fundraisers back from securing planned gifts is not knowing how to bring the idea of legacy into the conversation with their donor. Scott Nelson, Director of Gift Planning at the Benedictine Health Systems Foundation, will help you consider how to purposefully ask questions that can open the door to a conversation about giving.

There will also be plenty of opportunity to ask questions of Scott and each other.

Presenter: Scott Nelson, CFRE, CGPA, Director Gift Planning, Benedictine Health System

For 30 years Scott Nelson has worked with donors to help them make personally significant gifts of cash, appreciated assets, and create financial plans that achieve their charitable goals.  Scott has managed people, budgets, programs and events for many organizations including Gillette Specialty HealthCare, United Hospital, the Saint Paul Foundation, and Children’s Hospital of St. Paul among others.  Currently Scott is Director Planned Giving for Benedictine Health Systems.  He is a Certified Fund Raising Professional, Certified Gift Planning Associate, former chair of the Minnesota Planned Giving Council and current co-chair of Leave a Legacy Minnesota.

Legacy Giving at Lunch Discussion Series

A New Series on Legacy Giving for Nonprofit Superstars Who Do It All
Presented by Leave a Legacy, MN--a program of the Minnesota Planned Giving Council

If you are a busy Executive Director or Development Director, the idea of adding one more thing to your plate can feel overwhelming. Yet, you feel the urgency to position your organization so that donors may remember you in their estate plans.

We here to help you get started on a planned giving effort. Join us from the comfort of your office for Legacy Giving at Lunch on April 11, May 9, and June 13.  Hear from our featured guest experts, ask questions, and exchange ideas with your colleagues across the state.

Participate in one or all three discussions but sign up early. Registration is limited.

This is a FREE offering supported in part by our friends at the Initiative Foundation, Northwest Minnesota Foundation, West Central Initiative and Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation.


Thank you to MPGC Benefiting Sponsor, Crescendo Interactive, and Supporting Sponsor, US Bank Charitable Services Group

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