UPG also hosts a meeting with Harvard Management Company, followed by a celebratory luncheon honoring alumni and friends who have provided for the University in their charitable plans.  If you're interested in attending, scroll down for more detailed information.

"A View to the Future" Meeting and Luncheon

Each year, Harvard University Planned Giving invites alumni and friends to attend "A View to the Future." The event, which includes a meeting with the Harvard Management Company and a celebratory program, honors alumni and friends who have provided for the University in their charitable plans. The 2020 event was held on Tuesday, October 27 via Zoom Webinar.

"Family, Finance, and Philanthropy" Events

Each year, University Planned Giving offers alumni and friends the opportunity to attend interactive presentations on the topics of family wealth and governance, the Harvard endowment, and charitable planning techniques that can benefit you and your family.


Alasdair H. Halliday AB '82

Director, University Planned Giving

As Harvard’s philanthropic advisor, Alasdair Halliday assists individuals and families with issues at the intersection of family and wealth. A frequent speaker on these issues, he has trained extensively in family systems theory and worked closely with Charles Collier, a pioneer in the field. Together with Anne McClintock, Mr. Halliday cowrote a chapter entitled “How Can You Encourage Generosity in Your Family?” for the book Wealth of Wisdom: The Top 50 Questions Families Ask, published in 2018. Mr. Halliday is also a charitable tax planning specialist. Before joining the Harvard staff in 2004, Mr. Halliday was at Monitor Company, consulting to Fortune 500 clients on strategy and finance and working in Monitor’s Asset Management Group. He holds a degree in economics from Harvard College.

Anne McClintock

Executive Director of Harvard University Planned Giving

Anne McClintock is executive director of University Planned Giving at Harvard. As a charitable gift planning specialist for over 25 years, Ms. McClintock has helped donors establish optimal gift arrangements for themselves and Harvard. She also enjoys the privilege of helping individuals grapple with the complexities associated with wealth and legacy. Prior to joining the University, Ms. McClintock developed financing packages for corporations as a loan officer at Bank of Boston (now part of Bank of America). She is a past president of the executive board of the Planned Giving Group of New England, has spoken widely about planned giving, and has served as a consultant to several nonprofit organizations. Ms. McClintock holds an AB in economics from Smith College.

For more information regarding these events, please contact University Planned Giving.

Contact University Planned Giving

Please contact our office for information on gift strategies that can help you support Harvard’s teaching and research and provide significant benefits to you and your family. 

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Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 800-446-1277 
or 617-495-4647
Fax: 617-495-8130
Email: pgo@harvard.edu
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