Legacy Giving 101: What Is It, and Why Is It Important? (First in a Two-Part Series)

Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EDT

JFN invites you to join us for a two-part virtual series on Legacy Giving. JFN members and experts in Legacy Giving Arlene Schiff of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, and Sharleen Wollach of JCF San Diego, will share their insights and lead participants in a meaningful discussion on the topic.

For the first program in this two-part series on September 20, 2023 we will talk about:

  • What is Legacy Giving and what is a legacy/planned gift? What is the difference, if any, between legacy and planned giving?
  • Why is Legacy Giving important to both the recipient organizations and communities, and to the individuals who make legacy gifts?


Part I: "What is Legacy Giving, and Why Is It Important?"



Arlene Schiff
Senior Advisor, LIFE & LEGACY ® Program
Harold Grinspoon Foundation





Sharleen Wollach
Chief Impact Officer
Jewish Community Foundation San Diego















Additional Programs in This Series

In Part II of the Legacy Giving 101 series, we will discuss strategies and tools to enhance and increase our philanthropic impact. Diving deeper into Legacy Giving, we will utilize studies that demonstrate what transformational legacy giving can do for the organizations and communities about which we care the most.

Attendance at session 1 is not mandatory to attend session 2, or vice versa. 

Debra Feldstein ·

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