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Perspectives Newsletter

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Read The Journal of Gift Planning. To join the Journal group, Browse Groups and select The Journal of Gift Planning, then click 'Join this group' on the group landing page. Select Library in the blue group menu to see the current issue and an archive of articles from past issues. 
Search for articles in the PPP Online Library, using the search function at the top of every screen in the community. Just  enter a term and select Libraries from the search options, then click Go. Be sure to rate and comment on the articles you read to help others identify the most useful resources.
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Did You Know?

Save the Date: #2015NCPP October 21-23 in Orlando, FL | We look forward to seeing you there!
Check out what happened at last year's #2014NCPP conference here.

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Member Spotlight

Greg Sharkey-Chair

Greg Sharkey serves as senior philanthropy advisor for The Nature Conservancy. He assists donors in considering various gift plans to accomplish their philanthropic goals, and helps state-based fundraising teams with strategies for their donors. Greg also counsels donors on the features, benefits and limitations of charitable giving platforms like donor advised funds and private foundations.

Prior to joining The Nature Conservancy in January 2008, he served as director of planned giving/senior development officer at his alma mater, Denison University. Greg directed all aspects of Denison’s well-established planned giving program, and managed a traditional portfolio of major gift prospects as well. He was a trial lawyer and partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Sweeney, Sheehan and Spencer prior to his career in philanthropy. He is a graduate of Denison University (1984) and Villanova University School of Law (1987).

Council memberships: Central Ohio Planned Giving Council


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