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Smart Giving for Greater Social Impact

Our Mission

Our Mission

To unleash the human spirit to advance philanthropy through donor education, social innovation, collaboration, and advocacy
Our Passion

Our Passion

To inspire, teach, and guide donors to be the best donors they can be.
Our Process

The Giving Process

Clarify and align your purpose, passion, and gifts for giving; then design and implement your giving plan for meaning and impact.

The 5 Steps to Smart and Meaningful Giving

Follow the Roadmap of the 5 Step Giving Process


Discover and align your passions, purpose, and gifts for giving


Envision the positive impact you will make


Create your comprehensive giving plan


Implement your plan


Create and capture your different legacies

Highlights from the Aspire to Give® Blog

Leading-edge Thinking to Empower Smarter Giving

Giving Circles of the Heart and the Head

If you are somewhat familiar with philanthropic terms, you may have come up with “giving circles” as a way to give in your local...

Introducing Aspire

There is much to think about when it comes to giving—when it’s time to travel on the road to smart, intentional giving—some may...

How the SECURE Act of 2019 may Impact Your Giving

As a donor advocate, I'm continually surveying the philanthropic landscape for new tools and techniques for smart giving. If we...

Introducing the 7 Essential Questions

Life is a journey—and we are all on it. While it does vary for all of us, there are common threads that connect us all. We are...

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If you are interested in learning more about Aspire to Give®'s pursuit to advance philanthropy through donor-focused education, social innovation, collaboration, and advocacy, please reach out to Greg Doepke: Greg@AspiretoGive.com

Disclosure: Greg Doepke is the founder and principal of Aspire to Give®, a social enterprise that donates 100% of all profits to charity and is dedicated to unleashing the human spirit to advance philanthropy through donor education, social innovation, collaboration, and advocacy.