Frequently Asked Questions
WHY SHOULD MY NONPROFIT START A PLANNED GIVING PROGRAM?
WHAT IS PLANNED GIVING ACCELERATOR?
Planned Giving Accelerator is a 6-month virtual learning community that gives small- and mid-size nonprofits the structure, resources, tactics and support necessary to launch a Planned Giving program. With Planned Giving Accelerator, you get everything you need to create a systematic, proactive and sustainable Planned Giving program that builds a legacy for your organization, while also taking your fundraising career to the next level.
ISN’T PLANNED GIVING TOO COMPLICATED FOR A SMALL- TO MID-SIZE NONPROFIT?
WHO IS A GOOD FIT FOR PLANNED GIVING ACCELERATOR?
How does Planned Giving differ from other fundraising?
Will Planned Giving hurt our other fundraising?
In fact, Planned Giving and the Accelerator can deliver short-term benefits such as:
• deeper donor relationships.
• a strong peer-to-peer support community.
• highly relevant professional development.
WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT FOR THE ACCELERATOR?
As a member, you need only commit one hour per week. Over six months, you’ll get all the expertise, resources, and support you need to be successful.
Who's behind Planned Giving Accelerator?
What can I expect from the Accelerator?
Planned Giving Accelerator includes group meetings, exclusive podcasts and webinars, ask-me-anything sessions, and a private Facebook community, as well as ongoing support and strategies to help you launch your Planned Giving program.
As a member of the Accelerator, you’ll
– identify and solicit your Top Prospects
– identify and solicit your Tier II Prospects
– work on your website
– introduce Planned Giving to your board
– do broad, multichannel marketing
– start getting planned gift commitments
There’s also professional development. You’ll broaden your fundraising prowess.
What’s the vibe inside the Accelerator?
Each Zoom session is run as a meeting, not a webinar. You don’t type your Q into the chat. You just ask it. Our members talk to each other.
There’s a ton of structured, step-by-step learning. There’s also plenty of peer learning. Our members safely raise issues about their boards, leadership, donors, events, strategies, and other challenges. Accelerator members support each other. One of our members calls it her “safety net.”
Members get to know each other so the meetings are naturally fun.
HOW MUCH DOES PLANNED GIVING ACCELERATOR COST?
The Accelerator is a 6-month supportive learning community. Tuition is regularly $1,195, but we are offering a special discount for everyone who registers before Nov. 22.
This early-bird rate gives you access to The Accelerator for only $995!
One member says, “It’s an investment, not an expense.”
CAN MORE THAN ONE PERSON FROM MY ORGANIZATION PARTICIPATE?
What sets you apart from other Planned Giving courses?
An Accelerator member puts it this way: “He knows the complicated stuff, but you don’t need it.”
Tony sees the vast potential for just about any nonprofit to reap the long-term benefits and sustainability that Planned Giving delivers. The Accelerator is an opportunity for your nonprofit to capitalize on a missed opportunity by developing an easy, accessible, and affordable approach to strengthening your organization through Planned Giving.