The Gift Planning Council (GPC) is a national volunteer council of financial and estate-planning professionals. Gift Planning Services formed the GPC in order to:
Foster relationships between estate-planning professionals and Philanthropies to facilitate donor inclined giving through planned gifts, and
Create a vehicle to exchange information regarding trends in the professional estate planning world and inform professionals and donors of giving opportunities at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its affiliated charities.
The GPC meets biennial at the GPC Conference. Now over 1,800 professionals strong, the GPC provides a network of support to professionals and provides a continual exchange of information and techniques to assist you, their client, in accomplishing your charitable desires. Download the GPC flyer to learn more.
As a service to our Gift Planning Council friends, we are offering some presentations on timely topics, given by our talented colleagues. We hope they add value to you and your clients.
In this on-demand video, Paul Comstock talks about Leveraging Charitable Giving and Estate Planning with a CLT.
In this on-demand video, Jacob Dowse, a Planned Giving Specialist with Philanthropies Gift Planning Services, talks about the 2020 CARES Act and its impact on Planned Giving.
Our next event is scheduled to be November 11-12, 2021.
Our Gift Planning Council Conference was November 14-15, 2019.
Visit our GPC Conference 2019 page for a recap of the presentations made by our speakers as the material becomes available.
We'd like to continue the discussion on values-based estate planning with you. Join us on LinkedIn!
Resources for Professionals
Gift Planning Services of Philanthropies seeks to provide information and support to donors interested in making deferred gifts to the Church or any of its related charities or institutions through the following methods:
Printed Materials. Gift Planning Services also has printed materials available for any professionals who would like to provide this information to their clients. Please contact Gift Planning Services at 877-650-5377 or
email for these materials.
Biennial Conferences. These conferences explore current issues and trends in estate planning, provide possible continuing education credits, networking opportunities, and current information about what is happening at the Church.
To join the Philanthropies Gift Planning Council, or if you have any questions, please contact Gift Planning Services at 877-650-5377 or email.