The University of Iowa

*Giving Circles: How to Engage this Fast-Growing Form of Philanthropy
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At Nonprofit Quarterly, we have been tracking closely the rapid growth of giving circles, a form of participatory philanthropy where people pool donations to make a larger gift than the individual members could make on their own. Recent research suggests that donors who give in this way give more money and time, give more strategically, and are more engaged in civic and political activities. 

So as development professionals and organizational leaders, what do you need to know? How can your organization support and engage with giving circles to tap into the energy and commitment of these highly motivated donor groups?

In this one-hour webinar, we'll explore:

  • how giving circles work
  • the benefits of giving circle participation according to the most recent research 
  • the roots and current roles of identity-based giving circle networks
  • key actions nonprofits and funders can take to support and engage with giving circles

Presenter: Adriana Loson-Ceballos


Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm
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Boston, MA 02110
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