GIVING CIRCLES

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POOL YOUR DONATIONS FOR INCREASED IMPACT

A giving circle is a form of collaborative philanthropy in which individuals come together to donate to a shared fund. Together they decide where to give their money. Members share the goal of increasing their impact on the issues they care about and engaging with likeminded philanthropists.

If the collaborative impact of a giving circle inspires you, here are two ways to get involved: 

JOIN A CURRENT GIVING CIRCLE

Here are the current giving circles established by Toronto Foundation fundholders that you may be interested in joining. Check the list below to see if the goals of an existing giving circle resonate with you.  Then reach out to Sarah Muir: smuir@torontofoundation.ca to learn more about how to get involved. 

Issue Area Accepting Members Minimum Commitment Founders
Food Security Yes No Niya Bajaj
Climate Change Yes No Alexis Morris & Meghan Daly
Arts: Why Not Theatre Yes No Paul Nagpal & Priya Vir
Women: Education, Childcare & Enhanced Employment Closed Yes Michelle Savoy & Vincenza Sera

Start Your Own Giving Circle

Are you passionate about a cause you don’t see on our list?  Or maybe you just want to lead your own giving circle? Download our toolkit below for your crash course in how to get started and reach out to Sarah Muir: smuir@torontofoundation.ca so she can set you up for success. 

For more information, contact:

Sarah Muir

Manager, Fundholder Engagement

416-921-2035 ext. 220

smuir@torontofoundation.ca

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