The Stages of Giving

A very nice summary over at GiftHub of the stages of giving

The stages are given in the businesslike language of money and accounting, but they seem to also articulate a kind of personal journey to self-mastery, wisdom and serenity.

Phil is a philanthropy advisor for a major financial services company, and a great guy who cares deeply about our society. If you’re interested in the intersection of NGO’s, government, philanthropy, and a better world, it’s worth following along.