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Legacy Gifts: What You Need To Know

Legacy Gifts: What You Need To Know

For nonprofits, there’s never been a better time to capitalize on the untapped pool of legacy gifts, or gifts left to your nonprofit through a will or trust. Legacy gifts are also referred to as planned gifts. As the Baby Boomer population declines, approximately $30 trillion will be passed on to the next generation. Nurturing these kinds of donations can be a complicated and lengthy process without a clear time frame to receive funds, as the planned giving process often requires third-party participants, like an attorney or estate planner. 

Why Does Giving Make Us Happy?

Why Does Giving Make Us Happy?

Research shows that helping others makes us happy. But according to social psychologist and author Elizabeth Dunn, it matters how we do it. As a professional happiness researcher, Dunn investigates the meaning behind what she calls “the warm glow of giving” to discover the motivating factors behind why people make donations to charities.