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The Collective Giving Movement
Episode 351st June 2022 • IMPACTability: The Nonprofit Leaders' Podcast • Soukup Strategic Solutions
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What is collective giving, and how could it benefit your nonprofit? How does a group start a giving circle? Guest Susan Benford, Board Chair of Philanos, a network of nearly 80 giving circles representing 18,000 women, will answer these questions and share how giving circles can leverage individuals’ small donations into a large, significant gift. 

In this episode you'll discover:

What is a giving circle? 01:05

Background info on giving circles 02:41

How does a group start a giving circle? 04:55

How does a nonprofit get a giving circle to donate? 05:51

How do donors get involved with giving circles? 06:45

Can everyone get involved? 07:10

How did Covid-19 affect giving circles? 07:50

Story from our guest about her motivations. 10:45

What are the challenges of a collective giving circle? 12:30

Do corporations try and partner with giving circles? 14:55

How are giving circles developing the next generation of philanthropists? 15:40

Are newer giving members more diverse? 17:50

How does social media affect this landscape? 18:57

This episode's Coaches Corner answers the listener's question: "What are effective partnership and pricing strategies for engaging sponsors?" 22:40

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