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Welcome to the Central Ohio Planned Giving Council

The Central Ohio Planned Giving Council (COPGC) is an association of nonprofit planned giving professionals and those from the

allied professions (i.e. legal, banking, insurance, accounting, financial planning) involved in developing, marketing and administering planned charitable gifts.


The Central Ohio Planned Giving Council is a local chapter of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (formerly National Committee on Planned Giving) headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.



Central Ohio Conference on Planned Giving


Come join us for a very special conference with nationally-recognized presenter and thought-leader


Russell N. James III, J.D., Ph.D., CFP®, Texas Tech University

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Scioto Country Club

2196 Riverside Drive, Columbus, Ohio  43221

Download full schedule, program details and speaker bio here:

COPGC Spring Conference May 21 2015




Registration and Networking





Morning Program

Wills that Won’t: Results from a 20 plus year national study on when people add and remove charitable estate beneficiaries and who actually makes charitable gifts at death



Lunch and Networking



Afternoon Program

Words that Work: What surveys from 10,000 people tell us about the words and phrases that encourage planned giving



Concluding Remarks


Central Ohio Planned Giving Council Members

No Charge

but you must still complete an online registration to let us know you are attending

Northern Ohio, Springfield and Dayton PGC Members


Central Ohio Assn of Fundraising Professionals Members


Other Guests



Registration Deadline is Friday, May 15, or closing earlier when the event reaches our 120-person capacity. 

The conference was a complete sell-out in 2014 so register early to guarantee your spot.


Registration is Now Open

Register here: https://secure.groundworkgroup.org/register/event/COPGC15


When you successfully register you will receive an immediate email confirmation.

Please bring this confirmation with you to the event.


Have you paid for a COPGC Lunch program and need a receipt?  Download one here:

COPGC Lunch Receipt



We invite you to join our chapter, participate in our educational programs and

network with other planned giving professionals. 

  Download a New Membership Application

Download a Membership Brochure


To visit the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning website... http://www.pppnet.org/



Would you like to keep informed about our upcoming programs? 

Send your name, organization and email address to us at copgc@cs.com to be added to our mailing list. 




Post Office Box 20129
Columbus, Ohio 43220-0129
COPGC Hotline 614-572-0956
Fax 614-884-7783
Email: copgc@cs.com