THINK. BUILD. LEAD.
Global Philanthropic Canada is part of a worldwide network of strategic management professionals. Our Senior Consultants deliver professional and affordable executive-level fundraising counsel to organizations of all sizes. Our proven results-oriented advice helps non-profits raise more money for mission.
Across Canada, our Senior Consultants have amassed over 450 years of strategic on-the-ground fundraising experience, raising more than $3.25 billion.
Our Canadian offices are in Moncton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria.
By working together to think, build, and lead, we will create more sustainable organizations.
Global Philanthropic was founded out of a commitment to spread 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.
Our vision is to provide professional and affordable, executive-level, practitioner-based fundraising counsel at all levels. Our proven results-oriented advice helps non-profits raise more money for mission.
We think, build and lead with you to create more sustainable organizations.
You benefit from qualified skill sets in all aspects of fund development.
You benefit from customized, creative solutions.
Trusted strategic advisers
You benefit from executive coaches who become part of your team, creating immediate traction.
You benefit from lasting impact and a stronger, more sustainable organization.
You benefit from best-practice wisdom and strategies from diverse organizations.
You benefit from easy access to national and international expertise.
We are proud of the role we play to build the transformative impact of philanthropy around the world. We build knowledge and expertise in the philanthropic sector and we anchor our work in the highest standards of professional integrity.
Building philanthropic knowledge and best practice
Through publishing and lecturing, research, and benchmarking, we foster a better understanding of the philanthropic sector. Our professional development, training programs, mentoring and internship programs help spread fundraising best practices to professional practitioners in the philanthropic sector.
Working to the highest standards of client confidentiality
Confidentiality and discretion are critical to every aspect of our work. Many clients choose to keep their philanthropic endeavours out of the public eye, and we take this very seriously. We have built a reputation on maintaining discretion and operating under the strictest standards of confidentiality.
Transparent fee structures
We operate a transparent fee structure across our network of offices. We do not charge finders’ fees or commission on philanthropic contributions.
Making the world a better place
We give a percentage of our profits to philanthropic causes.
We are proud to promote an organizational culture of sustainability. From travel to teaching, consulting to counsel, we are committed to adopting sustainable practices.
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.
- We reduce our travel footprint by utilizing digital communications such as phone and Skype.
- We acquire offsetting carbon footprint credits whenever possible.
- We provide all team members with EcoMug’s and water bottles for sustainable use.
- We encourage non-use of Styrofoam packaging from suppliers and vendors.
- We provide recycling containers at all office facilities.
- We encourage the minimization of paper usage through use of e-material distribution (i.e. invoices, proposals, contracts, final reports, etc.).
- We have launched a regular sustainability awareness program for all Consultants.
- We have included sustainability on our new team member orientation and onboarding program.
- We promote sustainability efforts by all team members.
Policy & planning
- We regularly review our ongoing sustainability policy to incorporate changing social, economic and environmental factors.
- We embed sustainability principles in our revised Purchasing Policy.
- We only occupy and lease space in buildings with a minimum SILVER LEED certification and energy sustainability policy.
We are committed to our GPI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct in all we do. These principles apply to members of our Board of Directors, senior management, contractors, Consultants and agents collectively referred to herein as “Employees and Others”. Commitment to our principles produces a positive workplace that reflects our values.
Compensation for services rendered is market driven and determined in a manner that is equitable to both parties.
We adhere to the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct in all aspects of business, guided by ‘The Golden Rule’ in all relationships. We subscribe to the Donor Bill of Rights, the Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and promote these with our clients. It is expected Clients will comply with all relevant laws and regulations including charitable registration with local authorities.
Relationships are guided by mutual respect, cooperation, and selflessness, maintaining honest and open communication that fosters a nurturing working environment.
We are committed to excellence and continuous improvement in all aspects of our work.
We are committed to finding creative and innovative solutions and educational workshops, driven by results and outcomes beyond profits.
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 and 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.
Global Philanthropic International founded. Hong Kong office opened
Australian offices established
European offices established
Canadian business established; Calgary office opened
Vancouver office opened
Ottawa & Toronto offices opened
Victoria office opened
Winnipeg, Montreal and Moncton offices opened
Canadian business becomes independently owned. Maintains strategic brand alliance with the international Global Philanthropic family.
Edmonton and Halifax offices opened
Regina office opened
We are honoured to work with a select number of firms in the areas of recruitment and strategic alliances:
BarterPay It Forward Foundation
Global Philanthropic Inc. has partnered with BarterPay It Forward Foundation to deliver a new system of funding that delivers value to charities for donations of gifts and services.
BarterPay is Canada’s only national business-to-business barter system headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario. Established in 1996, BarterPay helps businesses source goods and services without spending cash by bartering inventory and/or services.
In 2018, BarterPay brokered over $35 million in barter transactions between its member businesses. The network currently represents close to 4,000 businesses in 18 Canadian cities. BarterPay plans to open 15 new franchised locations and grow to 25,000+ members in the next three years. Learn more at www.barterpay.ca.
EAi - Engagement Analysis Inc.
We are delighted to form a strategic partnership with Engagement Analysis Inc., a Canadian consultancy operating since 2007 to conduct engagement research studies on institutions. EAi has clients across Canada, the UK and Australia.
EAi is proud to hold a repository of comparative data including over 300,000 responses to their surveys based upon the EAi Engagement Index©.
Learn more at Engagement Analysis Inc.
Global Advisory Associates
Global Advisory Associates is a US-located partner specializing in coaching CEO’s, C-level executives and leadership teams to help them fulfill their missions with efficiency, passion and unparalleled results. Their services include: CEO Business Coaching, Global Strategic Program Partnerships, Capital Campaign Management, Membership Development, NGO Organizational Development, International Business & Education Networking and Peer Advisory Group Management.
Learn more at Global Advisory Associates.
Canadian Council for Advancement of Education
Canadian Association of Gift Planners
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Our Canadian Senior Consultants are members of AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals).
Learn more at www.afpnet.org.
Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
Our Senior Consultants are members of CASE.
Learn more at www.case.org.
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
We are a member of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy.
Learn more at www.ahp.org.