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A Basic Road Map
There are many ways to start a giving circle. These 10 steps offer a starting point for your journey. Get started.

Find or Start a Giving Circle
Learn how to determine your circle’s causes, develop a vision and action plan, set up your organization, and grow. Find tips.

The Giving Circle Network
This group provides a forum, resources, knowledge base, and communication and organizational tools to help you identify and coordinate with others who have common giving goals. Visit the site.

The Giving Circle Connector
This Web site of the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers offers Webinars, networking, and support to giving circles in Maryland, but their resources are helpful to others outside the region. Explore the site.

Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
This nonprofit has a Giving Circle Knowledge Center to help you start or join a giving circle. It has useful templates from existing programs. Find resources.

More Giving Together: The Growth and Impact of Giving Circles and Shared Giving
Giving circles have emerged as a growing and significant philanthropic trend among donors of all wealth levels and backgrounds. This report finds that donors in giving circles give more, give more strategically, and are more engaged in their local communities. Read the report. 


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