Marc Littlecott


  • Director of Gift Planning, South Dakota State University Foundation

Marc Littlecott is the Director of Gift Planning at the South Dakota State University Foundation, in Brookings SD. He is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® and a Certified Gift Planning Professional and has worked in the field of non-profit development for over two decades, working for the Boy Scouts of America, The Salvation Army, and since 2014, the SDSU Foundation. He has specialized in the discipline of Planned Giving since 1999. Prior to his nonprofit career, he was a commissioned Army officer after earning his B.A. at VMI in 1989.

Marc is presently Board Secretary of the Charitable IRA Initiative, which is presently endeavoring to secure passage of the Legacy IRA Act, an expanded version of the Charitable IRA Rollover that would allow tax-free transfers to charitable remainder trusts and charitable gift annuities.

Marc lives in Brookings, SD with his wife and two school-aged children. His hobbies include fishing, weight training, and playing the sax every Christmas for The Salvation Army kettle.