Frequently Asked Questions for Nonprofits

What is Leave A Legacy?

LEAVE A LEGACY® Stark County is a volunteer initiative of the Planned Giving Council of Northern Ohio to promote public awareness and interest in charitable giving through a donor's estate plans and to assist not-for-profits to develop this type of support.

Is LEAVE A LEGACY® unique to our region?

No. LEAVE A LEGACY®  is a national program, sponsored by local Planned Giving Councils that has been implemented in 150 communities throughout the United States.

Which not-for-profits can participate in the LEAVE A LEGACY® program?

Any not-for-profit can participate, including: Churches, Synagogues & Mosques; Colleges, Universities & Private Schools; Social Service and Community Improvement Agencies; etc.

How does LEAVE A LEGACY® assist not-for-profits?

What support services does a Partner organizations receive?

How can my organization become a Partner organization?

Contact Nanci Miller at or call us at 330-454-9461.

Why should my organization participate in LEAVE A LEGACY® Stark County?

There is an unprecedented opportunity to develop bequests and other deferred gifts from your donors and prospects now:

How do I know my organization can succeed in developing charitable bequests?

Organizations with enduring missions and a history of charitable support from individuals can successfully develop bequests.