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Legacy Giving and Nostalgia

Are you feeling that end-of-summer nostalgia? Scroll through your photos—what will you remember from this summer?   Nostalgia has a way […]

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Make the Most of Higher Interest Rates with the Charitable Gift Annuity 

As interest rates rise, so does the appeal of the Charitable Gift Annuity (CGA). Higher interest rates mean more income […]

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The Great Wealth Transfer: Engaging Baby Boomers in Planned Giving

Did you know that $9 trillion—yes, trillion—will change hands in the next 10 years from the Baby Boomer generation to […]

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Make-A-Will Month: Strengthen your Nonprofit’s Future This August

Make-A-Will Month is an annual initiative that focuses on raising awareness about the importance of creating a will and planning […]

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Is Your Average Legacy Gift Too High?

Recently a client proudly boasted that their average legacy gift was very high. In fact, it may have been too […]

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Four Ways to Turn Life Events into Legacy Gifts

Have you been celebrating any graduates or happy couples in the last weeks? This time of year is full of […]

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Planting Legacy Seeds Today for a Vibrant, Thriving Future 

When a 150-year-old tree at a Michigan university unexpectedly crashed to the ground during a storm, the grounds director knew […]

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Your Fundraising Event Is Over—Now What?

You’ve spent months planning and orchestrating the perfect fundraising event for your donors, volunteers, or members. So much time and […]

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5 ICONic Ideas from AFP ICON in New Orleans

Earlier this week, the Canopy leadership team attended AFP ICON in New Orleans. Here are our key takeaways. 1. 12-12-12 […]

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Make Your Work 10% Easier

Annual giving gets all the attention. It often feels you are left chasing the same people—and the same dollars—year after […]

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