Jennifer Spuehler has been part of the Chicagoland educational and philanthropic profession for more than 20 years. She launched the Gonser Gerber Institute in 2012 and continues to promote and execute the programs as Executive Director.

Jimmy Buffett Can’t Sing

Even if you aren’t a “parrothead” (the endearing term given to Jimmy Buffett’s most loyal fans), you probably know at least a few lines of a Buffett song. “Wastin’ away again in Margaritaville. . .” is a classic many recognize. If you’ve ever been to a Jimmy Buffett concert, you know that a whole lot…

New Year, New Habits

For many Advancement professionals, this week marks the first in a new fiscal year. Accordingly, it seems like a good time to assess ways we can be more productive and more focused on the most important elements of our lives – personally and professionally. I’m taking stock. Feel free to join me! A good way…

Creating a Planned Giving Program at Your Institution

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This webinar will cover the critical elements to a planned giving program so that you can begin to identify potential prospects, discuss planned gift opportunities through a formalized process, develop dual or triple ask strategies, draft appropriate policies to count and manage these gifts, effectively steward planned gifts, and know when to seek legal advice.