Beard Selected as Officer of NC Council of Charitable Gift Planners

November 30, 2018

Nancy Beard, President, United Church Homes and Services Foundation, was recently selected Vice President of the NC Council of Charitable Gift Planners.  Officers and Directors were elected and introduced at the NC Council of Charitable Gift Planners Annual Meeting on November 29, at Elon University.

Beard has served as President of the United Church Homes and Services Foundation for seven years.  She is a graduate of Queens University in Charlotte and has earned the CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) designation, the world’s only accredited certification for philanthropic fundraising professionals which demonstrates her personal and professional achievement and commitment.  Beard has completed a year long leadership curriculum that concluded with a service of consecration of diakonal ministers, a Christian passion focusing on servant leadership, and earned the Association of Fundraising Professionals Master Trainer designation.

“I am excited to be placed among other leaders in the state  whose mission is to help people and organizations create charitable giving experiences that are meaningful for both charitable missions and the philanthropic, financial, family and personal goals of the donor,” shared Beard.

United Church Homes & Services, a not-for-profit corporation located in Newton, NC, operates three continuing care retirement communities, a PACE (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly), and seven affordable senior housing communities across North Carolina and Virginia.  For additional information, contact Joy Cline at 465-8014 or visit our website at