Monday, September 23, 2013

PPGC 2013 GiftLegacy Awards Have Been Announced!

At our Practical Planned Giving Conference in Chicago, Charles Schultz presented the 2013 GiftLegacy Award winners. Due to their unique custom design, engaging photos, mission page, social media, custom donor stories and a Book of Remembrance of individuals who have included TWS in their estate plan, the GiftLegacy Website Award was presented to The Wilderness Society. Congratulations also go to The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library and the University of Texas Arlington who received Honorable Mention. Please visit their websites to see why!

The United Methodist Church Foundation won the GiftLegacy Literature Award. Their print marketing package included an excellent use of branded newsletters, 11 brochures, three postcards and a wills guide. Honorable Mention went to All Children's Hospital Foundation and the Church of the Nazarene Foundation.

The USS Midway Museum was presented the Mission Video Award because of their inclusion of powerful video clips of the USS Midway. Visit their website at to view their mission video (created by Crescendo). In Defense of Animals and Ohio University were also recognized for their videos.

The top GiftLegacy award for eMarketer of the Year 2013 was presented to Kathleen Bowman, Director of Development at Purdue University. Kathleen has used Crescendo's GiftLegacy marketing system since 2011 and in the past two fiscal years has documented $146.5 Million in planned gifts! Congratulations to Kathleen and all of the GiftLegacy award winners!