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About us

INTRODUCTION

Global Philanthropic is a worldwide group of strategic management professionals providing a diverse range of specialist services to the philanthropic sector. Through our advisory services, we help non-profit organizations obtain the resources they need to meet their most ambitious development goals.

In Canada, Global Philanthropic has offices in Moncton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria. Our senior consultants and associates can help you with any and all services in the fundraising, fund development, and advancement sectors.

Global Philanthropic Canada recognizes a fundamental reality – money raised drives delivery of mission.  And our national network of philanthropy specialists brings you the in-depth knowledge and expertise of the philanthropic sector locally, regionally and globally, allowing you to raise as much money as possible. This underpins the solutions we develop for you, whether it’s building fundraising capacity,  giving strategic advice, capital campaign strategy, grant making support, targeted research or best practice-based training.

We have a track record for devising innovative strategies that get results, mixing best practice technical expertise, with our understanding of the Art of Philanthropy. Since our founding in 2002, our work with our clients has brought billions of dollars into the philanthropic sector worldwide, having a profound effect on the organizations and individuals who are striving to raise money for mission.

Art of Philanthropy

Global Philanthropic's balance between art and science

Vision

Global Philanthropic was founded out of a commitment to spreading the power of philanthropy as a transformative force for good. We work with non-profit organizations and philanthropists throughout Canada to help them fulfil their visions and dreams for a better world for all of us.

Our vision is to make available, to all Canadians, professional and affordable, executive-level, practitioner-based fundraising counsel.  To provide proven results-oriented advice to allow organizations to deliver more money to mission.

“The Board, and myself, were very pleased with the outcome of this relationship” Clement Lanthier, President and CEO, Calgary Zoo

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

We appreciate that you have an exceptional vision – and we start by understanding your unique needs and apply the collective power of our expertise to helping you realize your ambitions. This approach results, time and again, in long-standing collaborative relationships with clients that fundamentally enhances the philanthropic impact of their mission.

We bring you:

“The unique value proposition if you work with Global is the major gift expertise and the best practice.” Mridula Joyner, VP, Philanthropy and Corporate Sponsorships, YMCA of Greater Toronto

Values

We are proud of the role we play in building the transformative impact of philanthropy around the world. We seek to build knowledge and expertise in the philanthropic sector and we anchor our work in the highest standards of professional integrity.

culture of sustainability

At Global Philanthropic we are proud to have an organizational culture of sustainability. From travel to teaching, from consulting to counsel, we ae committed to adopting sustainable practices.  The commitment from our team is the reason we have been selected as one of Canada’s Greenest Consulting companies.

The Sustainability Protocol is maintained by the President’s Office and is responsible for implementing, coordinating, and advancing existing and emerging sustainability programs and initiatives.

“The advice that we received has certainly been invaluable. I would recommend them to other institutions that are keen to move into Asia fundraising.” Matt Ferguson, Associate Head of Principal Gifts, King’s College London

cODE OF ETHICS

Global Philanthropic is committed to its code of ethics in all it does. These principles apply to members of Global Philanthropic’s Board of Directors, senior management, employees, contractors, consultants, agents, and agents collectively referred to herein as “Employees and Others”. Commitment to our principles will produce a positive work place that will reflect our values and take us into the future with continued success.

History

Established in 2002 in Hong Kong, and independently in Canada in 2010, Global Philanthropic has served over 400 unique clients worldwide. These have ranged from internationally respected health care research and treatment institutions to world-renowned arts organizations to prestigious institutions of higher learning. We have advised foundations committed to tackling hunger, poverty and disease on a global scale and philanthropists seeking to transform how individuals with traumatic injuries and treated and healed.

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Partners

Global Philanthropic is honoured to work with a select number of firms in the areas of recruitment and strategic alliances:

Recruitment partners

Strategic alliances

Professional memberships