Jan Pavey knows a thing or two about bequests. She won the FIA’s National Award for Excellence in Fundraising (Bequests) in 1999, 2000 and 2003. Here she spills the beans on best practice bequests. Jan Pavey knows a thing or two about bequests. She won the FIA’s National Award for Excellence in Fundraising (Bequests) in 1999, 2000 and 2003. Here she spills the beans on best practice bequests. Plant the seed, nurture the new growth, and reap the rewards. Bequests are a long-term commitment. 1. Integrity Be open about yourself, transparency is the best policy. Be honest in relating facts and figures about your charity – don’t embellish. It’s OK…

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