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The Planned Giving Council of Broward County is a not-for-profit corporation created in response to a need for the dissemination of more information and the development of expertise in the field of Charitable Planned Giving.

The Planned Giving Council of Broward County is pleased to be affiliated with the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (formerly known as the National Committee on Planned Giving).

Offer an educational forum in the many technical aspects, marketing strategies, and implementation procedures of an effective planned giving program.
Provide the vehicle for networking of local professionals in the planned giving process.
Promote increased charitable giving from the general public this providing a financial resource for bettering our community.


The Planned Giving Council of Broward County brings together nonprofit and for-profit professionals to network, exchange ideas and share in the knowledge to be gained from speakers known for their expertise in estate and tax planning, financial planning and charitable giving. It is an association for people whose work or interests include the developing, marketing and administering of charitable planned gifts.

We count among our esteemed members estate planners, tax attorneys, accountants, trust officers, financial advisors, insurance professionals, CPA’s and executive leaders and development team representatives of nonprofit organizations and institutions.

The Council meets five times per year at the Tower Club for breakfast featuring speakers on educational topics of interest to members and their guests. See our Programs page for our next scheduled meeting and RSVP information. Our website can also serve as a valuable planned giving resource offering links to a variety of resources and information on gift planning, federal regulations and changing tax laws affecting charitable gifts.

Your Membership covers the cost of all breakfast meetings, provides full access to our network of experienced gift planning professionals, and a first access to the annual Planned Giving Symposium. Joining the Planned Giving Council at the Sponsorship level includes your free entrance to our Annual Symposium. Please contact our director of Membership, Christopher Cannon at ccannon@cbh.com or any Board member for details.

As president of the 2015-2016 Planned Giving Council of Broward County, I speak for the Board of Directors in saying that we urge and encourage your participation and enthusiasm as we seek to broaden our networking outreach and educational focus. Please join us and feel free to contact me personally to learn more!

Best regards,

Hector Sikes | Fifth Third Private Bank


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f: (317) 269-6268

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