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Our Next Program

Charitable Gift Planners of Nebraska

Next meeting is set for: 

Friday,  June 7, 2024

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. 

Lincoln Community Foundation


Brandon Sak of Hallett Philanthropy will be presenting: 


The Legacy Awakens: A Philanthropic Journey

The transfer of wealth in the United States is happening…and yet most nonprofits are “scared to death” to discuss with donors the possibilities of leaving some portion of their estate to the charity. 

Why? Because it’s uncomfortable and doesn't come easily to most people. Dive into the psychology of philanthropy and why it is more natural than you may think. We need to help non-profit leadership realize that you don’t have to be a lawyer to master planned giving because the decision to leave a charitable gift in an estate isn’t about the law. It is about love, legacy and strong relationships.


To do this, we examine current giving trends and data regarding philanthropy including the reduction in households making charitable gifts, the importance of having an aspirational vision beyond obligations to meet donors’ expectations, and the power philanthropy has on the health and mentality of those who choose to be charitable.


A little bit about Brandon Sak:  

Brandon serves as principal consultant at Hallett Philanthropy. He brings more than a decade of hands-on experience in fundraising, leadership, board development, strategic planning and team building. 

Prior to joining Hallett Philanthropy, Brandon worked with nonprofit clients across the United States at a world-leading non-profit fundraising and accounting software company. His specialization in feasibility studies and capital campaign fundraising was honed while serving as senior campaign manager at a national fundraising and development firm based in Omaha, NE. There, he raised more than $60 million through campaigns under his management. 

In Brandon’s own community, he is a proud volunteer as a court appointed special advocate for children at CASA for Douglas County.



215 Centennial Mall South
Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508

Brandon Sak
Hallett Philanthropy
Principal Consultant