GENEROWORKS Can Help You Get Where You Want to Go

We exist to make the world a better, happier place by helping companies, nonprofit organizations, individuals, and families realize their potential for growth and philanthropy.

Joe Thiegs and GENEROWORKS™ can help you get to where you want and need to go.  Joe has over 20 years of experience in estate planning, nonprofit development, and charitable gift planning—with a unique background as a high-level estate planning attorney, front-line development officer, and planned giving program director—and can help with all aspects of planned giving programs, including:

  1. Planning and startup
  2. Assessment and improvement recommendations for existing programs
  3. Staff and board education and training
  4. Planned gift donor prospecting and identification
  5. Major and planned gift cultivation and proposals
  6. Major and planned gift donor recognition and stewardship
  7. Multichannel marketing (e-mail, web, print, on-air, social media, word-of-mouth)
  8. Planned giving surveys (print and digital)
  9. Life-income gifts and illustrations
  10. Policies and procedures
  11. Sample documents (gift acceptance policies, letters of intent, gift agreements, etc.)
  12. One-on-one development officer coaching, mentoring, and advising
  13. And more!

In addition, as a representative of Thompson & AssociatesSM, the high-reputation national leader in its field, Joe provides a values-based estate planning process to supporters of client organizations who wish both to thank their best supporters by offering a no-cost service for thoughtful planning in line with the supporters’ personal values, and to raise more and larger planned gifts as a result of the process.

Years of Experience and Insights

For professional advisors, individuals, and families, Joe lends his years of experience and insights to consult on:

  1. Family and individual philanthropy and philanthropic plans
  2. Legacy planning
  3. Family meeting or retreat presentations and facilitation
  4. Advising trustees on philanthropy and charitable giving
  5. Charitable gift illustrations
  6. Drafting and reviewing gift agreements
  7. On-call philanthropic advising for clients
  8. Estate planning dispute resolution and mediation

If you or someone you know has needs in any of these areas, please contact Joe today.