Knowledge Center

LEARN

IDENTIFY CAUSES & CHARITIES

  • Identify and Research Needs, Causes & Charities – Explore needs, causes and issues; search and assess charities.

FIND, JOIN or START A GIVING CIRCLE

  • Find or Start a Giving Circle – Tips on how to find a giving circle or start your own, identify issues and causes, develop your Circle’s vision, mission and strategic plan, and organizational tools, including links to sample by-laws and a giving circles starter kit.

GIVE AND GROW

  • Learn About Getting and Giving Money – Learn about Giving Wisely, how to find or leverage funding (including via annual giving and legacy planning) and monitoring tips.
  • Leverage Pro-Bono Services – About finding and leveraging pro-bono services for your Giving Circle and/or your GC’s grantees.
  • Get Organized – Find out the basics and more advanced organizational tools for setting up your Circle.
  • Govern and Grow:

IMPACT AND IMPROVE

  • Achieve Impact – Find the guides, tools and tips that your Circle needs to enhance its impact.
  • Continuous Learning & Process Improvement – Explore the steps to continuous Giving Circle learning and improvement, so that your Circle can continually enhance its impact.

Read More – More places to learn about Philanthropy, Giving Circles, and Charities.