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Welcome to the Central Ohio Planned Giving Council

The Central Ohio Planned Giving Council (COPGC) is an association of nonprofit planned giving professionals and those from the

allied professions (i.e. legal, banking, insurance, accounting, financial planning) involved in developing, marketing and administering planned charitable gifts.


The Central Ohio Planned Giving Council is a local chapter of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (formerly National Committee on Planned Giving) headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.




Central Ohio Planned Giving Council Monthly Education Program Announcement


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Noon-1:15 Lunch and Program


"Lessons From Our Donors: Listening and Learning"  


Creating mutually meaningful and insightful dialogues with our donors and clients can unlock the "why" of giving,

build intentional planning, and enhance and sustain the relationship for everyone.  Hear from a panel of diverse

donors about personalized philanthropy and how to maximize your role in the process.  

Panel:  Jason Eliason will lead a candid discussion featuring panel members Charlette Gallagher-Allred, Clyde Gosnell, and Peter and Janet Halliday.




Scioto Country Club

 2196 Riverside Drive

Directions: http://www.sciotocc.com/directions




No Charge for COPGC Members

$30 Guests

Full-Time Students $5

(Student underwriting provided by Waller Financial Planning Group)

Buffet lunch provided


For guests, payments need to be made at the event. 

COPGC accepts checks and cash.  No credit cards.



RSVP Deadline is Noon, Friday, April 29


To RSVP email copgc@cs.com

or call our chapter admin at 614-565-5159


Registration questions: Email copgc@cs.com



Have you paid for a COPGC Lunch program and need a receipt?  Download one here:

COPGC Lunch Receipt



We invite you to join our chapter, participate in our educational programs and

network with other planned giving professionals. 

  Download a New Membership Application

Download a Membership Brochure

Announcing our new Scholarship Program:

The Central Ohio Planned Giving Council has created a scholarship program to encourage, grow and expand knowledge of local individuals in planned giving.

It is meant to introduce new practitioners to the Central Ohio Planned Giving Council www.copgc.com

and its members as well as the national Partnership for Philanthropic Planning www.pppnet.org.

By doing so, the scholarship awardees learn planned giving techniques, best practices and meet other gift planning practitioners.

Download a scholarship brochure and application


To visit the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning website... http://www.pppnet.org/



Would you like to keep informed about our upcoming programs? 

Send your name, organization and email address to us at copgc@cs.com to be added to our mailing list. 




Post Office Box 163955,  Columbus, Ohio 43216
Phone: 614-565-5159, Dale Abrams, Chapter Administrator
Email: copgc@cs.com