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2014 Planned Giving Day Conference
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
The Conference Center, Seattle WA
Located across the street from the Washington State Convention Center

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Dedicate a day to your planned giving learning. Take your understanding of planned giving to the next level, gain concrete tips from experts, network, enjoy a delicious lunch and yummy desserts, honor the career of a respected planned giving leader, earn continuing education credits, and cap it all off with some wine and cheese! 

Where would you find all that in a single day?

At the WPGC Planned Giving Day Conference, Wednesday, May 7th at The Conference Center in Seattle!

  • This year we offer CFRE, CFP, CLE and CPE credits. Expert panels and presentations, chockfull of insights, observations, tips, advice, practical information, stories, role models, and much, much more. 

  • Three tracks are offered:

    • PG 101 – for those new to planned giving
    • Generalist – for fundraisers who wear many hats
    • Specialist – for fundraisers and professional advisors who focus on planned giving

  • “Speed Dot-ing” as in connect the dots. We all want more time to network and meet new people. Now will be your opportunity. It’ll be quick, but you’re guaranteed to make some new connections!

  • Lorna Somers. Some of you know our keynote and closing plenary speaker, Lorna. She is one of Canada’s top fundraisers, she’s in demand around the world as an inspiring expert speaker, and she and Frank Minton co-wrote one of Canada’s top planned giving books. 

  • Ed Larson, Ed, the Executive Director for Charitable Estate Planning at Pacific Lutheran University, is this year’s recipient of the Frank Minton Professional Achievement Award. This award was established by the Washington Planned Giving Council to recognize those who have demonstrated an outstanding career of service, dedication, and leadership in charitable gift giving. Ed is one of the true pioneers of planned giving, so please come and help us all salute him!

Who should attend?

  • Nonprofit fundraisers

  • Financial Planners/Advisors

  • Estate planners

  • CPA’s

  • Nonprofit Executive Directors and board members

Registration Rates

Pre-registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome!

Regular Registration - After April 1st
WPGC Members: $205
Non-Members: $255*

Award Luncheon Only
$50 (must register by April 25th)

Conference registration fee includes a program booklet, materials, continental breakfast, award luncheon, and a celebratory wine and cheese reception.
*Special $25 discount for AFP, NDOA, and PSGA members.



 Full participation in the 2014 WPGC Planned Giving Day Conference is applicable for 6 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.



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