About the Topic:
Freaked out by the silly acronyms and bewildering wonkiness of planned giving? Have lots of other things you are responsible for at your modest and awesome institution but can't afford to ignore the largest potential source of money? Tired of trying to find 48 hours in every day? Hugh Montgomery has 35 years worth of fund-raising experience in schools, colleges, public radio, and a national environmental outfit and will offer some useful tips for how you, too, can enlist people in your organization who want to be heroes for your cause using a menu of cool gift options. Bring your hopes, fears, questions and a sense of humor for what should be an entertaining, informative and ultimately useful session.
About the Speaker:
A graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Middlebury College, and Antioch University New England, Hugh Montgomery has 35 years worth of fund-raising experience in schools, colleges, public radio, and a national environmental outfit. He served five years on the board of The Planned Giving Group of New England (PGGNE, one of the nation's premiere gift planning organizations), the last year as president. Hugh is now in is 15th non-consecutive year as Director of Development at The Putney School in southeastern Vermont where he is hoping to raise $100 million before retiring. We'll see!
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