Veronica Dagher, The Wall Street Journal, Mar 19, 2017Read more
There’s just something about giving circles that warms the philanthropic heart.
The concept is simple. Friends or families to pool donations so their contributions can have a bigger impact with the organizations awarded grants. When they work like they’re intended, giving circles are among the purest, most egalitarian forms of philanthropy. Members come together to vet grant applications, choose finalists and then have an equal vote over who makes the cut. There’s no bureaucracy, no predetermined agenda to fulfill, just a desire to do good.Read more
Cathy Pharoah, Charles Keidan and Jillian Gordon, ESRC Research Centre for Charitable Giving, Pears Foundation and Hunter Centre for EntrepreneurshipRead more
Family Philanthropy Beyond Borders: Best Practices for Family Foundations with Geographically Dispersed Board Members
Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, J. F Maddox FoundationRead more