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    The Mahoning/Shenango 
     Planned Giving Council

History of PPP

Originally created in 1988 as the National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG), the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (the Partnership) is a 501(c)(3) public charity whose mission is to help people and organizations create charitable giving experiences that are the most meaningful in achieving both charitable mission and the philanthropic, financial, family and personal goals of the donor.

The Partnership achieves its mission through research, education, advocacy, community dialogue and the setting of standards and best practices in philanthropic planning. The Partnership strives to engage all constituents in the charitable gift planning process: planned giving and major gifts professionals, nonprofit managers and trustees, financial and estate planners, trust managers and administrators.

The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning helps maximize the value of charitable giving for nonprofit organizations and donors by helping fundraising professionals provide the most meaningful charitable giving experience for donors; helping financial planning professionals provide their clients with excellent advice on charitable giving and estate planning; and helping nonprofit managers and trustees better accomplish the missions of their organizations through meaningful philanthropic planning.

The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning is supported by 128 local councils and over 10,000 individual and council members, as well as charities, associations and business organizations that support the mission of charitable giving made most meaningful.

Members of the Partnership include:

Planned giving officers
Major gifts officers
Directors of Development
Nonprofit CEOs and Executive Directors
Nonprofit board members and trustees
Volunteers and donors
Fundraising consultants
Financial planners
Trust officers
Insurance and real estate professionals
Other financial services professionals and donor advisors  

* History taken from the Partnership on Philanthropic Planning website, www.pppnet.org

Margaret Adams, Program Chair
Farmers Trust Company
42 McClurg Road
Youngstown, Ohio 44512
Phone: 330.740.1207

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