LACGP Webinar Series Summer 2017
June 28 & August 22

General Meetings
September 14, 2017
November 16, 2017

Planned Giving 101
October 27, 2017

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Legislative Update


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Welcome to the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Greater Los Angeles (PPP-LA). PPP-LA, a council member of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, is an association of planned giving professionals in the greater Los Angeles area. As one of the most dynamic and innovative councils in the country, the PPP-LA offers its members opportunities for improving their technical skills and professional knowledge while building a valuable network of colleagues in the planned giving community. We welcome you to discover the valuable opportunities and benefits available to the members of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Greater Los Angeles as you peruse this website.

Western Regional Planned Giving Conference
The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Greater Los Angeles (PPP-LA) just wrapped up the 2017 Western Regional Planned Giving Conference (WRPGC), "To Boldly Go."  Today, the WRPGC is regarded as one of the premier planned giving conferences in the country.  Participation has grown enormously with attendees as well as sponsors. 

The conference's popularity has grown exponentially among financial planners, accountants, gift planning, and major gift officers, and vice presidents and directors of development.  The dates for 2018 are May 30th through June 1st.  Mark your calendar!

President's Message PDF Print Email

Welcome to the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Greater Los Angeles. Here you will discover a world of resources for you as a planned giving professional, whether you work directly with the donor or client or your work intersects with philanthropic partners across the realm of giving conversations. We challenge you to join us and bring your expertise and knowledge to our network and community. No matter your level of expertise, you will find value in your association with the individuals who make up the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.

General Meetings PDF Print Email

The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Greater Los Angeles holds five General Meetings each year. Our General Meetings are similar to attending a one-day conference on gift planning. Attendees benefit from hearing three different presentations with the early morning presentation geared towards the attendees’ choice of either beginner or advanced level. Come learn the latest concepts and techniques to help your donors or clients make planned gifts that meet their financial and philanthropic goals.  Click here for additional information.


PPP-LA Career Center PDF Print Email

PPP-LA is proud to offer our members the PPP-LA Career Center. The career center is the place to find the most comprehensive listing of philanthropic planning positions for the southern California area. Please take a moment to create a profile, which will allow you to create job alerts tailored to your needs, and upload your most current resume to allow recruiters to find out about your unique skills (your contact information is kept completely confidential until you elect to release it).
If your organization is hiring, please recommend the PPPLA Career Center as part of your recruiting strategy. Members have access to discounted job postings!

Welcome New Members PDF Print Email

If you have any questions or comments about PPP-LA membership, please contact the PPP-LA office at (949) 715-5400 or email

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