The Planned Giving Study: New Insights from Data on Planned Gifts
presented by Claudine A. Donikian, JD, MBA - President & CEO PenteraJoint Meeting with Charitable Gift Planners Tampa Bay
This session presents findings and recommendations from “The Planned Giving Study,” a multiphase research study commissioned by Ms. Donikian and researched by Indiana University that provides important new insights about actual donors of actual planned gifts and offers helpful recommendations for planned giving programs.
An in-depth analysis of legacy society membership data has been conducted. The study explored the following questions:
What are the characteristics of legacy society members? Are there any changes in membership profiles over time?
Who changed, or canceled, their planned gifts after they first joined the legacy society?
How do age, ethnicity, gender, family structure, and location influence bequest donor behavior?
Which types of planned giving vehicles and instruments did these members choose?
How much did members give or plan to give through their planned gifts?
Which types of programs received their planned gifts support?
Tuesday - March 12, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Doors open at 11:30 AM
11:00 Membership Orientation
Vegetarian & Gluten Free Meal:
PLEASE NOTE: Once a meal choice has been made, it CANNOT be changed the day of at the luncheon. Food service has been extremely delayed at the past few meetings for a number of our guests due to attendees changing their meal or sending their meal back for changes.
Applied for 1 hour CFRE Credit
$25.00 for Members
$40.00 for Guests
Payments may be paid in advance or at the door. Reservations after 12 PM on the Friday before the meeting, and walk-ins, are charged $40 at the door. No shows will be billed.
Claudine A. Donikian, JD, MBA
President & CEO
Claudine A. Donikian, JD, MBA, is the president/CEO and chief marketing officer of Pentera, Inc., and is regarded as one of the foremost experts in planned giving marketing. She is a sought-after speaker on the national planned giving and AFP circuits and writes and conducts training modules for Pentera training seminars. As Pentera's chief marketing officer, she is the editor-in-chief for client marketing content and personally consults with a select group of Pentera's clients on their marketing strategy and execution. One of Claudine's professional areas of expertise is women in philanthropy, and she serves as a member of the advisory board for the prestigious Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and as a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP).
Claudine oversees all aspects of Pentera's business and marketing strategies, as well as new-product development, with an emphasis on digital marketing, and she recently served on the Direct Marketing Association's Digital Innovation Committee. Under her leadership, the interactive department and client base has increased by 500 percent.
Claudine graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with highest distinction from Indiana University, received an MA in French from New York University, and holds a JD and an MBA from Boston College. She serves on the board of directors of the Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York in Manhattan (PPGGNY), the Massachusetts Children's Trust Fund (a child abuse prevention agency), and the Brookview House (which provides housing for homeless women and children). She is an active member of CGP, PGGNE, and PPGGNY. Fluent in French, Claudine has also taught French for colleges, corporations, and adult education centers, where she was regarded as one of the top motivating teachers.