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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Pop-up giving circles are a great introductory experience to collective giving. With this tool, you can facilitate gathering, discussing, and deciding on an organization to make a collective gift — all in just 60 minutes!

In this resource you will learn how to choose and define your giving circle’s values. These values can then in turn tell the story of your giving circle and attract additional members!

While selecting who to give to can be overwhelming, this guide will offer key insights and suggestions on how to find organizations that not only align with your values but inspire you and your members!

Decision-making is a core component of collective giving. Use this tool to assess which decision-making methods are a good fit for your group.

You can show up in many ways as a philanthropists. This guide shares ways you can give your time, talent, treasure, testimony, and ties.

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