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March 28, 2019 – Donor Advised Funds – Fastest Growing Vehicle in the U.S.
Mar 28 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Donor Advised Funds – Fastest Growing Vehicle in the U.S.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Speaker: Steve Maislin, President & CEO Greater Houston Community Foundation

Steve Maislin is responsible for leading efforts to evolve the organization’s continuing focus on serving its donors and honoring their charitable intent. Steve came to GHCF in 2001 after an eighteen year career as an estate planning advisor to high net worth families. He works with GHCF donors and their professional advisors to develop and administer charitable plans that meet family financial and giving goals and help to expand philanthropy in our community. Steve is a frequent speaker on charitable planning, donor advised funds, and the power of the community foundation platform to grow philanthropic impact. Steve graduated from St. John’s School in Houston, and received a Bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his JD from the University of Texas School of Law.

May 9, 2019 – Gulf Coast Regional Gift Planning Conference
May 9 all-day

2019 Gulf Coast Regional Gift Planning Conference
May 9, 2019

The CGPH Conference offers a full-day of educational sessions with top experts in charitable gift planning.  It’s also a unique opportunity for all of the professionals who make philanthropy most meaningful to meet, collaborate, learn from and network. We hope you will join us!

We offer three tracks throughout the conference focusing on a wide range of topics for high-level planned giving professionals to newcomers to the field.  Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the field, there is an opportunity to take your gift planning knowledge to the next level.

Conference Schedule

View the complete schedule here and check back for updates.

Conference Scholarships

We are pleased to announce that scholarships for conference registration fees are available to CGPH members and non-members who wish to attend the conference, but may not have it in their budgets to do so.  Learn more about scholarship opportunities.
*Deadline to apply is April 29, 2019.

Apply for Scholarship


Early Bird Rate
Member $129
Non-member $169
*Early bird pricing ends March 22, 2019

Standard Rate
Member $159
Non-member $199


Thank You to Our 2019 Conference Sponsors