Community Investment Network is a national network of giving circles. CIN understands the importance of guiding African Americans and people of color to the supply side of philanthropy and to be the first investors in their communities. The activities of a giving circle include grant making, advocacy and public education as complementary ways to demystify philanthropy by making it accessible and more democratic to everyday people. Visit us online!
PEAK Grantmaking is a 25-year-old organization representing a community of 6,000 grants professionals who are focusing on equitable and effective grantmaking practices. PEAK believes in principled grantmaking practices that align funders and nonprofits as equal partners in advancing their respective missions and strategic objectives. Narrowing the power gap and ensuring that funders live their values through their grantmaking practices will result in positive change for the causes and solutions we seek to collectively advance. Visit us online!
Rachel's Network is a community of women at the intersection of environment, philanthropy, and women’s leadership who exchange ideas and take action on our planet's urgent challenges. Since 2000, the network has collectively granted roughly $2 million to solutions that secure a thriving planet for future generations and to women leaders at the frontlines of our movement. Visit us at rachelsnetwork.org.
Philanthropy Together is a new global initiative, co-created by hundreds of giving circle and network leaders, to scale and strengthen the collective giving movement to become more than 3,000 giving circles in the next five years. Our mission is to democratize and diversify philanthropy through the power of giving circles. Collective giving has exploded in popularity, growing to more than 2,000 circles with over 150,000 people joining in over the last two decades. We aim to showcase this model of collective giving, scale the number of circles and the number of people involved, and strengthen and sustain the work of existing giving circles and associated networks. Learn more and connect with us online!