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  • 27 Aug 2020 11:04 AM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    CGP Launches Conference Diversity Scholarships

    CGP is proud to announce a new initiative to support our members who represent diverse communities through a scholarship program to attend the 2020 CGP Virtual Conference. The scholarship includes registration to attend the full conference and a one-year national membership. Members and council member prospects representing Black, LatinX, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indigenous, two or more races, LGBTQI, and differently abled communities are invited to participate.

    “The CGP Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force has developed several recommendations to improve our efforts to recruit, support and advance members from diverse communities. This initiative capitalizes on the unique circumstances of the 2020 CGP Conference to invite members of these communities to increase their skills and build their professional network.” – Marion Yongue, CGP Board of Directors and Chair, CGP Task Force on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    CGP is reaching out to our network of councils asking you to help communicate the initiative to your membership and encourage individuals to participate in this open program. An application is required and can be found here. Applications will be accepted through September 25th. You may contact with any questions. Please take advantage of this opportunity to support our diverse communities and help us to build a stronger and more inclusive professional community.

  • 25 Jun 2020 12:30 PM | Tiffany House (Administrator)

    In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the CGP Board of Directors unanimously voted to present the 2020 CGP Conference entirely online. The safety of our members must be our top priority. With the continuing widespread presence of the virus, the board determined there was no certainty CGP could safely host an in-person large-scale event in October.

    Plans are already underway to present a premier online conference using industry-leading technology and the very latest best practices in successful online meetings. CGP will continue to focus on presenting the highest quality professional development sessions, creating opportunities for networking, and connecting attendees with our exhibitors and sponsors to learn about the latest products and services in our field.

    The conference dates of October 7-9 remain the same, though the daily schedule will change. Additional information regarding schedules and fees will be published over the next few weeks. If you have a fiscal year ending  June 30 and are interested in registering under your current year budget, please contact Carey Wilson at Carey can provide invoices and process registrations as needed.

    Conference Chair Meryl Cosentino, the 2020 Conference Committee, CGP Board of Directors and CGP staff all look forward to presenting a fantastic conference that safely brings our community together to share knowledge, visit with colleagues and make new acquaintances. We hope to see you in October.

    Check out to learn more!

  • 09 Jan 2020 12:28 PM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    Arizona Foundation for Women:  Planned Giving Director

  • 06 Aug 2019 11:05 AM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    Organizations who have already committed to supporting the monthly programs in 2019/2020:

    There are a few monthly meeting partnerships still available!

    Click here for the partnership opportunities and commitment form.

  • 06 Aug 2019 11:02 AM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    Please Note:  Monthly Luncheon Programs are now being held at

    The Sheraton Crescent Phoenix Hotel.

    If you are coming to the venue east bound off Dunlap, north bound off the I-17, or South bound off the I-17, easiest access is the I-17 north bound frontage road just north of Dunlap.

  • 06 Aug 2019 10:58 AM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    Thank You For Your Service!!

    Board Position First_Name Last_Name Organization
    President Judith  Smith Arizona Community Foundation
    Vice President Adrian Betts Kadish & Anthony Law Group
    Secretary Margaret Stephens-Reed VALLEYLIFE
    Treasurer Ron Wilson  
    Past President Tiffany  House, CAP®  Gift Planning Institute
    Board Member Randy Huston Yellowstone Trust Administration
    Board Member Jacqueline  Palmenberg Aid to Adoption of Special Kids
    Board Member Beth  Salazar, CAP®  Southewest Autism Research and Resource Center (SAARC)
    Board Member Diane Jezek Powell UCP of Central Arizona
    Board Member Troy McNemar McNemar Law
    Board Member Rea Mayer RBC Wealth Management
    Board Member Amber Ramirez Desert Botanical Garden
    Board Member Lauren Schult ASU Foundation
    Board Member Adele Dietrich Phoenix Rescue Mission
    Board Member Brad Harris A New Leaf
    Board Member Cindy Bozik Wells Fargo Wealth and Investment Management
  • 05 Dec 2017 11:02 AM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)
    Join us in wishing a very Happy Birthday for the month of December to:

    Tom Bashwiner

    Ron Wilson

    Timothy Dombek

    Dave Binsfeld

    Holly Rose

    Rebecca Zandarksi

    Tamara Bohannon

    Cindy Bozik

    How, you may ask yourself, do we know this? Completed information in the membership profiles.  Completing all fields in your profile could get you birthday recognition, and possible other little perks..........We don't need the year you were born, just the month.

  • 30 Oct 2017 11:05 AM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

    Center for Planned Giving

    Join us for Planned Giving 203

    The Arizona Community Foundation Center for Planned Giving invites you to join us for the final workshop in the Planned Giving 200 Series.

    All the technical knowledge in the world does no good if you can't execute the ask. Find out what your asking style is and how it works (or doesn't) with different styles during Planned Giving 203, All About Asking. Then you can learn how to decide what your donor might be most receptive to hearing.


    All About Asking


    Wednesday, November 29

    11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Lunch will be served


    Debi Bisgrove Community Philanthropy Center at ACF

    2201 E. Camelback Road, Suite 405B, Phoenix

    RSVP online

    This is the only Planned Giving 203 session planned for 2017. The session is free, but you must register online to participate.

    The Planned Giving 200 Series emphasizes the basics of planned giving and endowment building for development staff at nonprofit organizations throughout Arizona. Workshops are led by ACF's Director of Planned Giving Judi Smith, CFRE, who has 30 years of experience working with a broad range of nonprofits and is a member of the board for the Planned Giving Round Table of Arizona.

    Our thanks to Northern Trust for generously underwriting this series.

    Learn More

Arizona Charitable Gift Planners

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