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AFP-PM Philanthropy Matters

May 1, 2018

The Changing Face of Community Philanthropy: Harnessing the Impact & Power of Giving Circles

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Marco T’s Pizzeria, 320 W. Fireweed Lane, Anchorage, AK

Often described as a way of democratizing philanthropy, Giving Circles are changing the face ofcommunity philanthropy across the U.S.  New research reveals the following impact of this philanthropicforce:

  • 1 in 8 donors has participated in a Giving Club
  • Over the last 10 years, the number of Giving Circles has tripled to more than 1,000
  • 150,000 Giving Club members have been engagedGiving Circles have given $1.29 billion

Please join AFP senior executives and local Giving Circle members as we explore the exponential growthand impact of Giving Circles on donor giving and civic engagement. In this facilitated session, Anchorage Giving Circle members will share their unique perspectives as we explore:

 What does the current landscape of Giving Circles “look” like in Alaska?

 Which nonprofits benefit from Giving Circles?

 How can Alaska nonprofits build community and grow philanthropy through Giving Circles?

You will receive one CFRE Education Point for participating in this session.

Please review this article prior to attending the AFP-PM session: The Landscape of GivingCircles/Collective Giving Groups in the U.S., November 2017 https://www.givingtuesday.org/sites/default/files/2017-11/Giving- Circles-Research- Full-Report- WEB.pdf

To register for this vital session, please click the following link:  Register Anchorage

Thanks to the AFP Alaska Board, your $10 registration includes a salad or pizza of your choice, as well as a non-alcoholic beverage.

Thank you,

Dr. Sandra G. Ehrlich   CFRE Elizabeth Miller   CFRE Julie Varee, CFRE

VP Education, AFP Board  VP Resource Development Donor Relations Dir.

AFP-PM Co-Chair AFP-PM Co-Chair    AFP-PM Co-Chair Emeritus