The Planned Giving Study: New Insights from Data on Planned Gifts
presented by Claudine A. Donikian, JD, MBA - President & CEO Pentera
Joint Meeting with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Suncoast Chapter
This session presents findings and recommendations from “The Planned Giving Study,” a multiphase research study commissioned by Ms. Donikian and researched by Indiana University that provides important new insights about actual donors of actual planned gifts and offers helpful recommendations for planned giving programs.
An in-depth analysis of legacy society membership data has been conducted. The study explored the following questions:
March 12, 2019
123 South Westshore Blvd
Tampa FL 33609
Regular Meal (GF):
Herb Butter Stuffed Airline Chicken Breast Served with an Andouille Sausage and Creole Tomato Sauce
Mushroom and Swiss Cheese Quiche
PLEASE NOTE: Once a meal choice has been made, it CANNOT be changed the day of the luncheon. Food service has been extremely delayed in the past due to attendees changing their meal or sending their meal back for changes.
Payments may be paid in advance or at the door. No shows will be billed.
- American Cancer Society
- BayCare Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant Hospitals
- Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
- Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Foundation
- Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP
- Saint Leo University
- USF Foundation, Office of Gift Planning
- Wells Fargo Private Bank
Claudine A. Donikian, JD, MBA
President & CEO
Claudine A. Donikian, JD, MBA, is the president/CEO and chief marketing officer of Pentera, Inc., and is regarded as one of the foremost experts in planned giving marketing. She is a sought-after speaker on the national planned giving and AFP circuits and writes and conducts training modules for Pentera training seminars. As Pentera's chief marketing officer, she is the editor-in-chief for client marketing content and personally consults with a select group of Pentera's clients on their marketing strategy and execution. One of Claudine's professional areas of expertise is women in philanthropy, and she serves as a member of the advisory board for the prestigious Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and as a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP).
Claudine oversees all aspects of Pentera's business and marketing strategies, as well as new-product development, with an emphasis on digital marketing, and she recently served on the Direct Marketing Association's Digital Innovation Committee. Under her leadership, the interactive department and client base has increased by 500 percent.
Claudine graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with highest distinction from Indiana University, received an MA in French from New York University, and holds a JD and an MBA from Boston College. She serves on the board of directors of the Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York in Manhattan (PPGGNY), the Massachusetts Children's Trust Fund (a child abuse prevention agency), and the Brookview House (which provides housing for homeless women and children). She is an active member of CGP, PGGNE, and PPGGNY. Fluent in French, Claudine has also taught French for colleges, corporations, and adult education centers, where she was regarded as one of the top motivating teachers.