The Planned Giving Initiative

Thank you for viewing information on the CFO Planned Giving Initiative.  Each link on this page will provide you with helpful information on planned giving including the latest on thoughtful planned giving strategies, updates on legislative action, and tools to help you map out your planned giving goals.

Bill Putnam Makes a Case for Planned Giving – A Film by CFO

Planned Giving | A Conversation with Bill Putnam from CF Ozarks on Vimeo.

Legacy Society Members

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is very grateful to the individuals who have made a planned gift.  The Legacy Society page provides a list of these generous donors to the Community Foundation of the Ozarks or one of its affiliate network members. The Legacy Society was created in 1990 to recognize and thank donors in their lifetimes and to offer the opportunity to introduce ourselves and learn more about the donor’s philanthropic wishes.

Making A Case for Planned Giving

Please click on the link above to view the article former CFO president Gary Funk wrote for the Missouri Prairie Foundation’s Journal. We are always happy for Agency Partners, affiliates and our professional advisor network to use any of our materials. Please feel free to contact our office if we can be of service.

Planned Giving PowerPoint

Nonprofit organizations may use this helpful PowerPoint when explaining the importance of planned giving to their board members, donors, and other constituents (Microsoft PowerPoint file).

Planned Giving Webinar

CFO staff members gave a very helpful presentation on the importance of planned giving.  Please feel free to share this video with others (Windows Media Player file).

Planned giving made easy

The CFO previously featured a “Planned Giving Tip of the Week” series on its website. We also shared it via email with Agency Partners and regional contacts. Planned giving tips included:

You can find more news and information about planned giving here.