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by Ryan Rasmussen

SECURE Act 2.0 Changes to Retirement Accounts

With all the excitement this new year has brought us, I’m sure the newest tax legislation is one of the last things on your mind. Now that the Georgia Bulldogs solidified their rightful place as kings of college football for the second year…
Development Toolkit
by Clarke Schwabe

The May '22 update to the Development Toolkit is here!

A table of contents, restructured Priorities section and overhauled Document Library headline the May '22 Development Toolkit update.
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by Cherie Carlson Duggan

The Principal Gift Checklist

The Principal Gifts Team, while researching best practices and strategies for engaging the university’s highest capacity prospects, discovered this podcast. Ben Porter, associate dean of advancement for Northwestern University’s Kellogg…
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by Cherie Carlson Duggan

Principal Gifts at UGA

Are “principal gifts” the same thing as “major gifts” ... only bigger? Sort of. But they are also different and often share some common characteristics. I recently looked at all donors who had made gifts of $5M+ to UGA since FY13.…
Albany State's Advancement Team
by Jill Walton

How ‘Bout Them Rams? – Working with Albany State’s advancement team

Our leadership team met with colleagues from Albany State University to share, learn and find opportunities to work together.
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by Patrick Knowles

Tips on Identifying Planned Giving Prospects

People assume that when identifying the ideal planned giving prospect, they are describing an older generation that attends the early bird restaurant specials and the local bingo hour. Yes, planned giving prospects tend to be an older population,…
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by Clarke Schwabe

UGA Development Toolkit: Spring 2021 Update

The Development Toolkit has received its annual spring update, and this is a big one! Let's break down what's been added.
by Elizabeth Elmore

A Georgia Magazine Primer for DAR Staff 

Here’s a peek behind the curtain on how MARCOMM leverages GA Mag to encourage engagement and financial support for UGA
by Michelle Versfeld

Collaboration Spotlight: GCS Celebration

The Georgia Commitment Scholarship Program was designed for collaboration. It’s only fitting the GCS Celebration would be the same.