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ACGA Suggested Maximum Rates: Moving Higher

WebinarA webinar for ACGA and CGP members only...

Join the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP) and the American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA) for this free members-only webinar June 14th. The ACGA is the nation’s only 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to suggesting actuarially sound maximum charitable gift annuity rates. What goes into the ACGA’s suggested maximum rates? Why are the suggested maximum rates increasing? What are the implications for donors and charities?

In this webinar, Dave Ely, the Chair of the ACGA’s Rates Committee, will address these questions and more.

Free to ACGA & CGP Members

If you missed the webinar on 6/14/18, ACGA members can login and view the webinar presentation on our website here.

The full paper on the new ACGA rates is now available in electronic format free of charge to ACGA members. The report can be found on our website here.


About the ACGA Rates Chair

ElyDavid G. Ely, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager
Wilmington Trust 

David is responsible for developing customized investment portfolios for his clients based on their unique parameters for risk, return, liquidity, and other factors. After taking the time to listen to his client’s objectives and to understand any tax, legal, and personal considerations, David then structures a well-diversified portfolio in keeping with each client’s asset allocation program. David continually monitors and periodically rebalances his clients’ portfolios to meet their evolving needs and to take advantage of new investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, David was a vice president with State Street Global Advisors and a senior portfolio manager in the firm's Investment Solutions Group. He was responsible for developing and implementing tactical and strategic multi asset class solutions for institutional clients. David was the investment team leader for the portfolio management team dedicated to SSGA's Charitable Asset Management (CAM), where he was responsible for setting asset allocation strategy and managing charitable gift portfolios for all CAM clients. Prior to joining State Street in 1999, David worked for Salomon Smith Barney's Private Client Group.

David holds a master’s degree in Finance from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds the Chartered Financial AnalystTM designation and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society, as well as the CFA Institute. David is also a Board member of the American Council on Gift Annuities.