Philanthropy Advisory Counsel serves both individual philanthropists and the nation’s nonprofit organizations.
We work with individuals and nonprofit organizations to create and implement plans that support creative and robust philanthropy.
We have over 35 years of experience in the philanthropic arena with technical expertise in the charitable gift planning field.
The etymology of the word philanthropy comes from the Greek Philos (love) and Anthropos (humanity). It literally means “love of humanity”. Please note that there is no dollar amount associated with this. Any gift that is given in the spirit of this literal meaning is a true act of philanthropy.
Philanthropy Advisory Counsel serves both individual philanthropists and the nation’s nonprofit organizations. Our goal is to assist individuals in making their philanthropic decisions wisely and implementing them in the most advantageous manner possible. This will empower their charitable giving to be in harmony with, and an integral component of, their financial and estate planning.
In addition, we assist nonprofit organizations to create and implement strategic plans that support robust philanthropic engagement. Our work allows organizations to deploy staff who are well versed in the latest philanthropic methods and donor-centric in their work with the organization’s friends and stakeholders.
For Individual Philanthropists:
We work with individuals and their families in the following ways:
For Nonprofit Organizations:
We provide the following services to nonprofit organizations:
Philanthropy Advisory Counsel is proud to have strategic business alliances with firms that can enhance our clients’ experience. These firms share our values and focus on donor-centric practices.
Benefactor Group: https://benefactorgroup.com/
Heaton Smith Group: https://heatonsmithgroup.com/
With over 35 years of experience in the philanthropic arena, Joe Bull is known as an effective leader of highly performing advancement teams, for his technical expertise as a charitable gift planner, and for his ability to build enduring relationships with donors and colleagues.
He is a nationally recognized speaker and author on issues related to charitable gift planning, principal gifts, and philanthropy. Also, his comments have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Chronicles of Philanthropy and Higher Education, and many other publications.
He received a BS in Business Administration, summa cum laude, in 1981 from The Ohio State University. In 1985 he earned both an MA and a JD from Ohio State. He is admitted to the Bar in Ohio and North Carolina.
He has served several nationally recognized nonprofits:
Service to his profession has been an important activity of Joe’s:
Personal highlights include:
Send us a message, and tell us more about your gift planning goals and needs. We will get back to you soon to schedule a consultation.
Columbus, Ohio 43221
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: By appointment