Community Foundation Spark Session: Giving Circles as a Philanthropic Service

When
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 2:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. EST
Duration
1 Hour
Where

Webinar

Who should attend

Community foundations staff and other colleagues interested in learning more about this special network, and ways to get involved.

Description

The number of giving circles in the U.S. has tripled to almost 1,110 from 2007. They are an increasingly popular means for people with a shared identity and a shared geography to become involved, educated, and connected. Community foundation, including at least a third of NCFP’s community foundation subscribers, are still the most common fiscal hosts for giving circles.

In this Spark Session webinar, you’ll: catch up on recent research on giving circles by the Collective Giving Research Group, learn from research underway on community foundations as hosts, and hear practical tips from peers on including giving circles in your philanthropic services. This Spark Session webinar, and the recording and related materials, will be only available to NCFP’s subscribing community foundations.

This month's Spark Session is only open to NCFP's community foundation subscribers. Please contact community@ncfp.org with any questions. 

About this series

This program is part of the Spark Session series under NCFP’s Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network. The series is designed for community foundations to exchange practical advice, tools, and tips from peers on aspects of their family philanthropy engagement. In one hour, this content-rich webinar feature peer case study examples and will allow attendees to delve deeper through an open facilitated dialogue.

Please Note: 

The recording and related materials for this Spark Session webinar are available only to NCFP’s subscribing community foundations. It is located in our community foundation’s Dropbox folder of shared files. Please contact community@ncfp.org if you need a link to the Dropbox folder.

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What participants said:

NCFP consistently and brilliantly presents the very best education to family foundations and donor advisor funders. Though I actively participate in educational opportunities with many organizations in the philanthropic center it is those offered by NCFP that drill deeper into issues, savor the nuances of family grantmaking and produce products that motivate and inspire in an all embracing understanding of families and the dynamics that challenge them.

Shirley Fredricks, Board Member, The Lawrence Welk Family Foundation

The Family Philanthropy Webinar series is a wonderful resource, allowing us to "attend" sessions from all over and to share materials with other members of our foundation. The transcripts of the sessions are also a valuable resource. Thank you for these Webinars.

Sukey Garcetti, Secretary/Treasurer, Roth Family Foundation
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