Research & Planning

Helping you plan for the future

Getting the right data and planning appropriately 

There will always be room for traditional philanthropy – writing cheques and attending galas.  In today’s social finance world, private foundations have the ability to do much more.  Enterprising families want to do much more.  Organizations, whether they be charities or social businesses, want to know that they have pushed the needle on the complex challenges they are addressing.  Bringing these desires and entities together in a Social Impact Lab setting is what we do best.

Working with individuals, families or non-profits who are seeking to prototype a solution to a complex problem, our core group of associates will design a minimum viable product (MVP) solution for you to take to the next level.  Examples of this could be a new program, product or service that would otherwise be too costly to design in-house and that at its core has a social component.

Where has this approach been applied:

  • Designing Giving Portfolios for Family Foundations
  • Designing a service offering for a unique donor base of a community foundation
  • Launching a new non-profit organization
  • Creating a granting multi-stakeholder funding evaluation and disbursement process

Are you ready to take the
next step to Philanthropy 3.0?

Press Release:

National Music Centre announces Crossroads series, a cross-cultural exploration of music in Canada

 

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Press Release:

This #GivingTuesday Shift the Conversation from Asking to Engaging

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Podcast:

Moolala - Does GenZ have the same Philanthropic Sense as their Parents?

Image of Bruce SelleryBruce Sellery – author of Moolala 

Video:

Philanthropy 3.0 at TEDxCalgary

Video:

Philanthropy 3.0 at TEDxCalgary

Podcast:

BrainTrust Philanthropy

Listen to the podcast here.

Press Release:

National Music Centre announces Crossroads series, a cross-cultural exploration of music in Canada

 

Get your copy of the press release here.

Press Release:

This #GivingTuesday Shift the Conversation from Asking to Engaging

Get your copy of the press release here.

Podcast:

Moolala - Does GenZ have the same Philanthropic Sense as their Parents?

Image of Bruce SelleryBruce Sellery – author of Moolala 

Video:

Philanthropy 3.0 at TEDxCalgary

Video:

Philanthropy 3.0 at TEDxCalgary

Podcast:

BrainTrust Philanthropy

Listen to the podcast here.

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Karma & Cents™ supports family foundations and family enterprises in attaining their social and legacy objectives by assisting them with Facilitation, Planning, Documentation and the one of a kind Karma & Cents Social Impact Lab

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