MACGP Scholarship Opportunities

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Mid-America Charitable Gift Planners (MACGP) promotes charitable planned giving, advances the education and professional expertise of MACGP members and encourages networking and peer-support among our members. MACGP provides monthly opportunities for Nonprofit and Allied Professionals to learn and network. Events are provided to members at no additional cost, with the exception of our premier event, Building Blocks.

Key Criteria:  Applications are open to all nonprofit and allied professionals seeking to further their scope of understanding in the field of Gift Planning. Preference will be given to nonprofit and allied professionals who are either new to the field or actively seeking work in the fundraising and those working with small operating budgets.

New Membership Scholarships

Application

Value: $150

Deadlines:   February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1

Who may apply:  Non-members that have never been members

Application: Apply today

This scholarship is for small nonprofit professionals, small-shop/independent allied professionals, or fundraising/allied professionals new to the field of planned giving. It provides for the recipient one-year membership, valid for 12 months from date of award. By accepting scholarship, recipient agrees to regularly attend MACGP events.

Building Blocks Scholarships

Applications are closed

Value: $70 member,  $100 non-member

Deadline: April 1 – August 1

Fee for recipient: $25 (refundable after attendance confirmed)

Who may apply: Members and Non Members

This scholarship is for small nonprofit professionals, small-shop/independent allied professionals, or fundraising/allied professionals new to the field of planned giving (less than three years). It provides the recipient with full access to the next Building Blocks Annual Conference. By accepting scholarship, awardee agrees to attend event or forfeit deposit.

The NACGP National Conference Scholarship

Applications are closed

Value: Up to a $2,000

Deadline: April 1 – August 1

What it covers:  Conference fee, hotel, and travel expense (Coach Airfare, Remote parking at KCI, and taxi or shuttle between airport and conference site.)

Who may apply: Current members

This scholarship has a maximum value of $2000 and is intended for small nonprofit professionals, small-shop/independent allied professionals, or fundraising/allied professionals new to the field of planned giving.  It provides for the recipient full access to the next Partnership for Philanthropic Planning Annual Conference. By accepting scholarship, awardee agrees to attend event, submit all expense validation (as requested), volunteer on at least one committee for MACGP and provide Marketing Committee some quotes as to how they benefited from attendance.

Benefits:

  • Airfare (most economical available)
  • Hotel – must use conference provided or a hotel of less or equal value
  • Conference event fee paid at Early Bird rate
  • Does not include meals, Jumpstart or any additional events

For more information, please email info@midamericacgp.org

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