There are many ways to start a giving circle. These 10 steps can give you a starting point and a basic roadmap. Step One - Set Goals and Structure Bring your group together for a first meeting. Take time at this first meeting to discuss what a giving circle is. Begin the
by Leah Dobkin A growing number of contemporary women are looking to meet like-minded people by participating in meaningful philanthropic efforts. The usual fundraising activities, such as organizing galas, are a lot of work and not particularly fulfilling for many. So, what’s the alternative if you are one of these women?
What is a Giving Circle? A Giving Circle is a form of participatory philanthropy where groups of individuals donate money or time to a pooled fund, decide together which charity will benefit and, in doing so, work to increase their awareness of and engagement in the related issues. Many circles, in addition to donating money,