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Perspectives Newsletter

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Getting Started

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 Search for other PPP members using the Directory Search tab. To enhance the information others will find when they search for you, Visit your profile to upload your photo, bio and tags.
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.
Click here to read instructions for other popular tasks in the PPP community. If you have questions, contact Barbara Yeager at

Did You Know?

Save the Date: #2014NCPP October 14-16 in Anaheim, California | We look forward to seeing you there!

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Member Spotlight

Chris Kelly serves as a current board member for the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and is vice president and senior philanthropic advisor of the Comerica Charitable Services Group. In this capacity, Chris works with various nonprofit organizations nationally, focusing on the benefits of the planned giving infrastructure in meeting donor expectations. Prior to joining Comerica, Chris served as a vice president and senior philanthropic consultant with Merrill Lynch Trust Company and the Merrill Lynch Center for Philanthropy. During his tenure, Chris also managed the original Merrill Lynch Community Foundation Alliance. Prior to his work in philanthropic planning, Chris was a professional opera singer and has sung with opera companies and orchestras throughout the United States and in Europe.
Chris has served on the Board of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan since 2001 and is the past council president.

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