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The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning is the source for education, research and advocacy for professionals who have a role in designing and implementing donors' philanthropic plans, including:

  • Planned Giving Specialists
  • Principal Gift Officers
  • Major Gift Officers
  • Directors of Development
  • Nonprofit CEOs and Executive Directors
  • Nonprofit board members and trustees
  • Fundraising consultants
  • Attorneys
  • Accountants
  • Financial planners
  • Trust officers
  • Insurance and real estate professionals
  • Other financial services professionals and donor advisors

Why Join PPP

Individual Membership Criteria

PPP members must pay their National dues annually. All members are required to have an online member profile and keep it updated with contact and career information.

An individual member must be committed and consistently adhere to the objectives, philosophies, policies and procedures of PPP. As evidence of that commitment, PPP requires individual members to subscribe to its ethics code, the Model Standards of Practice for the Charitable Gift Planner. The high standard of conduct described in the Model Standards serves as a reference for individuals in day-to-day gift planning practice and as an important statement of our philosophical position on philanthropic planning.



"Membership in PPP provides me with a network of fellow professionals who are a phenomenal resource on which I can rely to get the answers, and the confidence to know that they are correct."
- Scott Park, Assistant Vice President, Legacy Gifts at Knox College