Building Partnerships – At Spire Philanthropy, we offer an innovative approach to relationship building between corporations and charities. We work with a variety of public, private and not-for-profit organizations to build long-term, meaningful relationships that have a sustainable, lasting impact.
Endowment funds have the opportunity to make a difference in how charities fulfill their missions. The oversight of a charity’s investments can involve considerable fiduciary risk. How charities manage and mitigate this risk is probably the more important aspect of the investment management process. The term “fiduciary”...Read More
On February 11, 2013, many of us who work with charities waited with eager anticipation. On that day, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) released its long-awaited report on Tax Incentives for Charitable Giving in Canada. In short, the report recommended that...Read More
In many sophisticated fundraising organizations, there is still a sharp dichotomy between major and planned gifts. As a relatively new fundraising professional, I cannot, for the life of me, understand this how this approach truly benefits the donor. Despite the growing professionalism of the non-profit...Read More
You have the power to change the world. This article is about charitable gift planning. Charitable gift planning is the process of incorporating charitable giving into your client’s overall financial plan. It’s about giving money away in a thoughtful, meaningful and strategic manner. Charitable gift planning...Read More
Most gift planners recognize the importance of cultivating relationships with the local “allied professional” community (for the purpose of this article, “allied professional” or “AP” includes lawyers, accountants, financial planners/advisors and insurance advisors) but very few of us take a strategic approach when it comes...Read More