Alabama Association of Charitable Gift Planners is a local council of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP). It is one of the largest and most active planned giving councils in the country. Membership makes great sense and is a terrific value with a host of benefits. ACGP is an organization for professionals in Alabama whose work involves charitable gift planning. Its membership is comprised of individuals from many professional disciplines — attorneys, trust officers, charitable fundraisers, accountants, financial planners, insurance counselors, brokers and executives of nonprofit organizations. Six times a year, ACGP holds general membership meetings featuring national and local speakers.

ACGP is affiliated with the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP), extending the benefits and services of a nationally recognized organization to its members. CGP strives “to increase the quality and quantity of charitable planned gifts by serving as the voice and professional resource for the gift planning community.” Through CGP, council members receive “The Journal of Gift Planning” and the “Gift Planner Update,” a newsletter for gift planners.

“My membership in AGCP has allowed me to inform my clients about more charities and planned giving opportunities. I have also enjoyed the interaction with other professional disciplines and learning about their areas of expertise.” -Gregory D. Hyde, JD, LLM (Feld, Hyde, Lyle, Wertheimer & Bryant, P.C.
“The AGCP has provided me with continuing education opportunities and exposure to more professionals in the planned giving community. It has helped me better represent my clients and the charities in our community.” -Beverly S. Virciglio, CPA, (Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino, LLC)