Start Your Giving Circle | InFaith Community Foundation

Start Your Giving Circle

Considering a Giving Circle?

Together with others, our collective impact grows. Giving circles are about change, possibility and growth. By gathering individuals who want to learn and work collaboratively, we increase effectiveness, involvement and impact in our shared communities. We invite you to learn more through the resources below.

 
 
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Giving Circle Infographic

A quick half sheet on how a giving circle at InFaith works. Some find this helpful to hand to prospective giving circle members.

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Getting Started - Overview

An overview of how to start your InFaith giving circle.

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Half Sheet Handout

Provided as a printable 1/2-sized sheet for you to use to invite others to your giving circle. The template is pre-designed and has fillable portions for you to add your invitation message.

Considering starting a giving circle at InFaith? This document provides four easy steps to creating your giving circle at InFaith. It is also beneficial to discuss a few logistics before forming a giving circle.  

Giving Circle Logistics

  • Who will be part of our circle?
  • How often do we want to meet and where?
  • Who will lead/facilitate our discussions?
  • Who is responsible for different aspects of the process?
  • How much money do we each want to individually bring to the table?

When you start a giving circle at InFaith, you have access to many resources to help structure your giving circle.A picture of the process of creating a giving circle

These resources include:

  • Getting started overview;
  • Key discussions;
  • Meeting agendas;
  • Giving circle guidelines; and a
  • Member invitation email template.

Our knowledgeable staff if here to assist you at any time.

If you currently have a giving circle at InFaith and are having trouble accessing these materials, please contact us.

MAKE A CONTRIBUTION

Are you joining a giving circle via invite from a friend? You may make a donation to your giving circle through the form below.

Donate Online

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Note: Contributions made by EFT will result in a .6% processing fee prior to deposit into the fund. For Credit/Debit card donations, a $.45 processing fee, plus 2.75% of each gift (3.5% for AMEX) will be charged.

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Contributions made by EFT will result in a .6% processing fee prior to deposit into the fund.  For Credit/Debit card donations, a $.45 processing fee, plus 2.75% of each gift (3.5% for AMEX) will be charged.

 

Give By Mail

You can also join the giving circle by filling out the Giving Circle Gift Form and sending a personal check.

Return Completed Form and payment to:
InFaith Community Foundation
625 Fourth Avenue South, Suite 1500
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
Fax: 612.844.4109

Please make checks payable to "InFaith Community Foundation" with the name of the giving circle in the memo.

START YOUR GIVING CIRCLE: ONLINE FUND WORKBOOK

You have the option to fill out the online fund workbook form below, or print off a copy and mail it to InFaith Community Foundation.

download Giving Circle Fund workbook

 

 

 

Questions?

Contact us at 800-365-4172 or email Consuelo Gutierrez-Crosby.