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Aug
24
Fri
August 24 – SCPGC Summer Symposium @ The Citadel Beach Club
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dr. Eddie Thompson On Blended Gifts… How to secure a transformational gift from a major and annual gift donor.

Hosted By: SCPGC, TogetherSC, AFP Lowcountry Chapter, and Coastal Community Foundation

(Brunch and light refreshments will be served.)

Dr. Eddie Thompson – Dr. Thompson founded Thompson & Associates and provides consulting services to nonprofit organizations, foundations and charities assisting them in developing their planned giving policies. Dr. Thompson obtained his Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt University and began his career at David Lipscomb University where he served as Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Assistant to the President, and Director of Planned Giving. His career advanced to The EAR Foundation, a national nonprofit, where he served as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Thompson has garnered many honors during his distinguished career including being recognized by the National Society of Fund Raising Executives as a Certified Fund Raising Executive from 1986 to 1996. He speaks to organizations from coast to coast on fundraising. He was selected by Freed Hardeman University as its 2000 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of four nonprofits: Institute of Board Certification, The Barnabas Foundation, African Christian School, and The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville. He is also a member of the Middle Tennessee Planned Giving Council