Want to start a giving circle, but not sure how?

This toolkit is a step-by-step guide to help you launch one in your community.





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Make the case for giving circles within your organization or community! This document shares the benefits of giving circles, as well as, demographic information of the giving circle ecosystem.

A “Conflict of Interest” form provides a framework for how to deal with any potential conflicts. This helps ensure the discussion and selection process is fair and transparent. Download this example from Latino Community Foundation.

This Dashboard highlights several key metrics associated with the Women’s Giving Alliance, one of Community Foundation for Northeast Florida’s hosted giving circles: membership numbers and growth, grant amounts, expenses, staff time, endowment funds, support service...

Launchpad For Hosts

This Operating Agreement serves as a contract between the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida and the Women’s Giving Alliance, a giving circle housed within the Community Foundation. This contract is an example of a more...

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