Giving Circle Knowledge Center

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A giving circle is a group of people who pool their donations because we know that together we leverage our time, money, and intellectual resources to GIVE BETTER AND GIVE BIGGER.

There are hundreds of giving circles around the country donating more than $100 million every year. Here are some of their stories and lots of ideas and strategies for starting and running your own circle.

Recent Posts

Student Interview

When Jeff Lukacsena, a student at the University of Pittsburgh, contacted me for help on a paper he writing on giving circles, I agreed on one condition... That he would come back and share with us … [Read More...]

Kindred Giving Circle Interview

The Kindred Giving Circle is an African American LGBT giving circle started 3 years ago. A sense of identity is very important to this giving circle. The members and what they support are shaped by … [Read More...]

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Giving Circle Interviews

Listen to Mp3 interviews with founders and leaders, and members of giving circles who share their best practices and experiences.

Giving Circle Articles

Articles, templates, checklists, and more to help you run a successful giving circle.

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