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Planned Giving Part I: Bequest Basics

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Asking an individual to include a nonprofit organization as a beneficiary in one’s will can often be a sensitive and challenging task. This Nonprofit Fundraising Center (NFC) video outlines a few ways to overcome the hurdles that frequently discourage organizations from including bequests as a revenue source. This is the first of a two-part series on planned giving strategies presented by NFC and hosted by two highly regarded philanthropy experts.

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