Today’s guest is Lori Kranczer. Lori believes firmly that planned giving, or “legacy giving,” which are ways donors make impactful gifts through endowments, bequests in wills or other structured gift vehicles, should be a vital part of the fundraising practice of every nonprofit organization, no matter the size, budget or mission. Lori partners with organizational leaders to customize planned giving programs that substantially and consistently support organizations far into the future.

Lori has over 20 years of experience advising nonprofit organizations on conceptualizing and building planned giving programs, training volunteer leadership and staff, soliciting and closing significant planned giving arrangements, including those blended with major gifts, and working with donors, their families and advisors on structuring the appropriate gifts to meet their philanthropic and financial goals.

Prior to consulting, Lori held senior planned giving roles at major New York-based nonprofits, and in each, expanded the reach and depth of the legacy programs. An experienced attorney, Lori applies her knowledge of complex giving structures to the practice. She has also taught planned giving at New York University and Yeshiva University, and she frequently speaks at staff trainings and board of directors meetings. She graduated from Binghamton University and New York Law School.

Lori lives in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn with her husband and two children. In her spare time she enjoys renovating her 100+ years old creaky Victorian house.

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You can find out more about Lori at Everyday Planned Giving.

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