January 9, 2015

WINNIPEG, MB January 9, 2015CS3 Partners today announced the launch of a new fully-integrated consulting service specializing in philanthropic advancement.

CS3 Partners offers a wide range of consulting services to non-profit and charitable organizations, corporate and business clients looking to increase strategic direction and maximize reach and organizational capacity.

“Philanthropy is undergoing significant change in a number of areas” said Tom Scott, founding partner of CS3 Partners. “More than ever, corporate giving is tied to fiscal performance which can be subject to global economics. Companies also want programs that align with their corporate values and interests. They are looking for specific programs to support.”

“On the other side of the coin, competition has never been greater among charitable organizations appealing for donors. The groups that can cut themselves away from the pack will have the greatest opportunities.”

CS3 Partners was founded in Winnipeg by Lyle Bauer, Robert Young, and Tom Scott.

“The philosophy of making a difference because you can, is a growing one in the responsible corporate world.  It is important to have alignment with values and vision to ensure the best possible outcome for the donors and recipients” said Lyle Bauer.

CS3 Partners is a business with a strong social mission to help change the landscape of philanthropy to make our community a better place to live and do business.

About CS3 Partners

CS3 Partners is a Winnipeg based consulting service specializing in philanthropic advancement. Specific areas of services include: Corporate Giving, Organizational Assessment, Fund Development, Board Development, Executive Transition, and Communications Strategy.

About the partners:

Lyle Bauer is a former Winnipeg Blue Bomber. Following his playing career, Mr. Bauer served as President & CEO of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and as President & COO of the Calgary Stampeders. He co-founded Never Alone Foundation in 2005 and was recently recognized as one of the 2014 Our Manitoba Heroes. In addition to his involvement in CS3 Partners, Mr. Bauer owns Bauer and Associates, a management consulting firm providing strategic solutions to Manitoba companies and executives.

Robert Young has an extensive background in marketing, business development and communications. He has been active on several boards and committees in Winnipeg and the U.S. Previously, Mr. Young has been involved in international organizations BluefishTv, Right Now Media and I Am Second.

Tom Scott has held a number of senior management roles during his career in local media. His most recent management position was General Manager of Citytv, 92 Citi FM / 102.3 Clear FM. Mr. Scott is an active member of the community and has served on a number of not-for-profit boards and committees.

For further information:

Tom Scott, Partner

CS3 Partners