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Who We Are

Gift Planning Development is a full-service gift planning consulting firm

A thriving major-gift planning program is essential to the growth, stability, and sustainability of any nonprofit.

But how do you get a program started … or how do you get a reactive program to grow?

Building the program you need is a lot easier when you have a proven process to follow and a personal guide to get you there.

That’s where the team at Gift Planning Development comes in. We help fundraisers and department leaders just like you grow the right program for their organization—faster and easier than they can imagine is possible.

And the best part is, because you will have built your program on a solid infrastructure, you’ll have confidence the program will continue to bring in gifts for your organization for many years to come.

The team at gift planning development has decades of experience helping fundraisers and nonprofits. After an assessment of your individual giving program, we develop a personal plan to help you grow a strong and sustainable gift planning program.

The program is called “Gift Planning Essentials.” This 9-12 month program can be tailored to the specific culture, size and budget of your organization.

Our Team

Decades of experience, working for you

Brian Sagrestano

Brian Sagrestano

Founder

Brian is an author, public speaker and thought leader in the gift planning world. In 2007, he founded Gift Planning Development, LLC. Brian provides gift planning services to a wide range of charitable clients from national organizations focused on high-end gift plans to local charities seeking to start new gift planning programs. Brian was also a founding member of Constellation Advancement, LLC, a full-service fundraising consulting firm. Prior to starting GPD, he spent twelve years as a charitable gift planner, directing the gift planning programs for the University of Pennsylvania, Middlebury College and Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations
Joe Tumolo, CAP®

Joe Tumolo, CAP®

CEO

As CEO of Gift Planning Development, Joe has helped over 75 organizations expand their gift planning programs. He loves structure and process and works with his clients to get more intentional and confident around integrating gift planning into all of their internal conversations, donor interactions, and reporting .

He likes to say “Gift Planning is everyone’s business”.

He works with nonprofits of all shapes and sizes all over the country. Joe tests what he teaches through his work as a part time major gift planning officer for Salesian Missions in New Rochelle NY.

David Toll, JD

David Toll, JD

Senior Consultant

David Toll, JD brings more than 17 years of professional experience in development and fundraising with higher education institutions. David is currently serving as the Senior Associate Vice President of the Office of Gift Planning at Drexel University, where he is responsible for the development and implementation of university-wide planned giving efforts for Drexel University, Drexel University College of Medicine, Tom Kline School of Law and the Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University.
Liz Cahn

Liz Cahn

Senior Consultant

A Boston native, Liz’s clients range from educational institutions to arts organizations, social services and healthcare. A 29-year veteran of fundraising, Liz has served several institutions, including Brooks School, Phillips Academy, Tufts University and Concord Academy. Liz is a past Board member of the Planned Giving Group of New England and the Friday Forum.

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If you’re ready to develop—or expand—your gift planning program, don’t do it alone. Give the team at Gift Planning Development a call before you get started. Together, we’ll help get the successful giving program your organization needs.

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GIFT PLANNING DEVELOPMENT, LLC
1104 Harrogate Way
Ambler, PA 19002
315.292.1335

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