United Philanthropy Forum

United Philanthropy Forum

United Philanthropy Forum is a national philanthropic leader and a network of more than 75 regional philanthropy serving organizations. It supports philanthropy by strengthening the ability of all regional associations to fulfill their missions; these associations promote the growth and effectiveness of philanthropy in order to improve life in their communities.

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A National Scan of Giving Circles and Shared Giving – Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers

Posted on July 20, 2016 by United Philanthropy Forum

Giving circles have not been widely studied. In this report, New Ventures describes the results of a national scan of giving circles, explores the unique characteristics of these circles, and discusses the significance of the phenomenon in the context of today’s philanthropic landscape. By no means did we capture all the circles alive in the country in our sample. The Web-based Giving Circles Knowledge Center exists… Read More

A Handbook for Giving Circle Hosts- Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers

Posted on July 20, 2016 by United Philanthropy Forum

This handbook contains useful advice and a number of ready-to-use tools for you to write on, share with your board and your (potential) giving circle members, modify, and adapt.  More tools, sample documents, and information are available at the Forum’s Giving Circles Knowledge Center: www.giving forum.org/givingcircles. This online resource is continually updated with stories and resources from giving circles across the country. We hope you will visit… Read More

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