It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council (GCPGC). Founded in 1992, the Council has been the trusted source to increase the quantity and quality of planned gifts in Greater Cincinnati by providing a forum for education, training and networking to our members. As an advancement professional for over 10 years, I have personally and professionally benefited from our council’s wonderful programming and array of networking opportunities. The value of membership more than outweighs our membership dues.

GCPGC has been recognized by the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners for our innovative and successful programing including:

Conversation & Coffee – Generously sponsored by the Fifth Third Foundation, this monthly series welcomes captivating speakers and networking opportunities. In-person and Virtual

Knowledge @ Noon – This quarterly series offers pre-recorded webinars with attendee interaction for a high-quality learning and networking experience. Hybrid

GCPGC Socials – Special after-work events held throughout the year allow you to engage with other members and friends. In-person

Planned Giving on the Run – This acclaimed course offers the “soup to nuts” about planned giving. Area experts lead each of the six, monthly courses. In-person

Mentoring – Our vast network of volunteers are available to guide and answer questions about planned giving. In-person

Voices of Giving – Now in its 25th year, this special, free event recognizes professional advisors and donors whose planned gift makes a difference to non-profits. In-person

Diversity and Inclusive Initiative – I am proud of our Council’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion. I am committed to engaging diverse voices of professionals in our field in order to better appreciate our donors’ lived experiences and make lasting connections with them. Genuine relationships across all of society drive philanthropy. GCPGC is pleased to offer scholarships for annual memberships as well as to Planned Giving on the Run.

To learn more, please explore our website or contact me at president@gcpgc.org. Thank you for your interest and help in promoting planned giving throughout the Greater Cincinnati region.

Go Bengals!

Andrew Cole
Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council


Conversation & Coffee – July 2024

July 17th, 2024 at 1:00 pm, Zoom Meetings
Conversation & Coffee - Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Mission Statement

To increase the quantity and quality of planned giving in our community by providing a forum for education, training, and networking among various professional disciplines involved in gift planning, in accordance with The Model Standards of Practice for Charitable Gift Planners.

Board Members