• We Equip You

    During your learning journey, we equip you with:

The Learning Roadmap

You are equipped with the roadmap (“GPS”) that follows these five steps.



Discover and align your passion, purpose, and personal gifts


Envision your goals to thrive and make a social impact.


Create your giving plan to achieve your donor goals.


Implement your giving plan through conversations, actions, & documents.


You have created lasting life legacies of meaning and impact!

The Appreciative Approach

The learning series embraces the altruistic, appreciative, caring, respectful approach to discovering, understanding, and unearthing positive possibilities. This embedded spirit is always positive, life-giving, and accepting. It seeks to understand without judgment and value each individual’s unique strengths to engage family, nonprofits, and professional advisors in meaningful conversations. The appreciative approach is a core tenet and is deeply ingrained in the learning series.

Click here to learn about the Aspirational Philanthropist Certificate Program.

Knowledge and Skills

You are equipped with the know-how to release your giving potential:

  • How to spark and unleash your untapped potential to do more good.
  • How to engage and collaborate with your four circles of influence.
  • How to find meaning, passion, and strengths in your personal stories.
  • How 15 financial giving tools might be used to benefit your family and special causes.
  • How to draft your tailored mix & match strategy with financial giving tools.
  • How to find exemplary nonprofits with a comprehensive 8-topic checklist.
  • How to transition a successful life to a life of lasting and meaningful significance.
  • How to share your love, aspirations, and intentions with “family love letters.”

Questioning Toolkit

As part of the inquiry-based learning process, you are equipped with a questioning toolkit of methods and the language fluency to comfortably engage in effective conversations that build and enhance relationships with your family and your advisors. Your questioning toolkit empowers you to:

  • Engage others with philanthropic fluency
  • Frame & structure complex situations
  • Discover deep-seated reasons & motivations
  • Align personal passions, positives, & purpose
  • Build and enhance relationships
  • Identify new possibilities
  • Assess transparency and disclosure
  • Share through meaningful conversations

Leading-edge Thinking

You are equipped with new tools, techniques, and the latest philanthropic thinking on how you can make a positive impact. You learn about socially conscious and impact investing the growing influence of social enterprise and hybrid organization, and the ever-changing role and effects of tech tools.

Start Your Learning Journey Today

If you would like to explore how to accelerate philanthropic impact through education, collaboration, and advocacy, schedule a phone call with Greg here.

Disclosure: Greg Doepke is the founder and principal of Aspire to Give®, a social enterprise that donates 100% of profits to charity.