Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Giving Circle?

A group of individuals who pool their money and together decide on supporting a charity.

Why are Giving Circles important?

Giving circles do more than raise money for a charity. They also help make better donors.

Are Giving Circles only for wealthy people?

No! Giving Circles make it possible for even small donations to be multiplied and have real social impact.

How many Giving Circles are there in Asia?

There are probably hundreds, but they are hard to count. Research in 2017 found 66 circles in 10 countries.

Is a Giving Circle the same as a Donor Circle?

No, there are several keys differences, although both are good ways to raise funds for non-profits.