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Giving Circle Resource Library

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Publication date: 
02/2019

The Amplifier Resource Library contains materials for every step of the giving circle experience. From recruitment to grantmaking.

Local giving circles may be eligible for membership in GWP.    If interested, contact us at info@gwpa.org .

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The State of Giving Circles Today: Overview of New Research Findings from a Three-Part Study

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Publication date: 
11/2017

Top 10 findings from a three-part study of giving circles, their impact and their relationship with their hosting organizations significantly updates our understanding of the current scope, scale and significance of giving circles and other models of collective giving in the U.S. Additionally, this study deepens our understanding of the impact of participation in giving circles on donors’ giving and civic engagement and offers actionable information related to the relationships between giving circles and their hosting organizations.

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Women’s Giving Circles: Reflections from the Founders

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Publication date: 
08/2009

Women's Giving Circles: Reflections from the Founders adds the valuable perspective of personal narrative to understanding the growth of giving circles over the past ten years. Focused on the motivations, challenges, and opportunities of the 18 giving circle founders interviewed, the booklet is a testament to two factors that propelled this grassroots phenomenon – media interest and the powerful women’s social network.

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Philanthropy Forum shares case studies from Pittsburgh with Grantcraft

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Release Date: 
10/04/2016
Philanthropy Forum has partnered with The Foundation Center and Grantcraft to share case studies on Pittsburgh Philanthropy. The first study released is on The Sankofa Fund . The fund is a giving circle consisting of a group of individual African...
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