Beard Selected as President of NC Council of Charitable Gift Planners

November 12, 2019

Nancy Beard, President, United Church Homes and Services Foundation, was recently elected President of the NC Council of Charitable Gift Planners (NCCCGP).  The North Carolina Council of Charitable Gift Planners brings together charitable planning professionals from all relevant specialties to learn, collaborate and inspire one another.

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 earned the Association of Fundraising Professionals Master Trainer designation and teaches fundraising to non-profit professionals.

“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