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March 28, 2019 – 21st Century Philanthropy Planned Giving Steps to the Plate @ La Sierra University Dinning Commons Inside the PALM ROOM
Mar 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

La Sierra Campus Map . The event will be at the Dinning Commons inside the Palm Room

21st Century Philanthropy Planned Giving Steps to the Plate

Thursday March 28, 2019

Ken Turpen, Vice President, Thompson & Associates

As institutional leaders deal with tighter budgets while seek greater philanthropic support, one wonders if planned giving officers and estate planning services will be given an opportunity to step to the plate. This fast paced educational session will share key factors for successfully building a complete philanthropy program while utilizing a planned giving platform.

Speaker: Ken Turpen, is Vice President at Thompson & Associates. With over 30 years of experience and a successful track record of fundraising Ken has expertise in all areas of fundraising including estate planning, planned giving, capital campaigns, major gifts and annual giving. Ken was named as a Fellow in Charitable Estate Planning (FCEP) by the Charitable Estate Planning Institute in 2016, and a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) by CFRE International in 1996 and still maintains both distinctions. An active member of the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Ken is a board member of the Milton Murray Fund for Philanthropy, a former member of Rotary International, deacon in his church, and is an active volunteer in his community. His interests include golf, reading, Mexican food, and travel.

May 21, 2019 – Testamentary Life Income Gifts @ Frank Blue Room
May 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Testamentary Life Income Gifts

May 21, 2019

Linda Mazur, Senior Director of the Pomona Plan

A real example of the good, the bad, and the ugly of life-income gifts funded through bequests or other estate planning techniques. What are the roadblocks and difficulties associated with these kinds of gifts, as well as the benefits? Mazur will share how Pomona College managed a recent testamentary life-income gift, including partnering with outside advisors. She will talk about the history of the gift, the qualified disclaimer process used to realize the gift from the decedent’s Individual Retirement Account, and the related legal, tax, accounting, and trust administration questions that had to be resolved once the gift matured.