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Asking Your Donor for Their Largest Gift Ever: A Bequest (Seminar)

Presenter: Anne T. Melvin, JD, Harvard University

Did you know most people give a larger gift to their favorite charity through their estate than all their lifetime gifts to that charity combined? Many fundraisers fear a bequest conversation means talking about death, dying, and cutting the kids out of an inheritance. Who wants to do that? In this webinar, Anne Melvin, Senior Learning Consultant to Harvard University’s central fundraising operation, will help you reframe your understanding of the bequest ask, learn ways to talk about bequests, and arm you with the kind of knowledge that will help you make the bequest discussion a positive, life-affirming experience.

Sponsor: Sally Baker

Location sponsor: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit