Women’s Giving Circle Guide

The Women's Giving Circle Guide

Get Together, Give Together, and Make a Difference
by C.J. Hayden & Caterina Rando
Paperback and Ebook

You don’t need to start a nonprofit! With a giving circle, you can support any cause you care about.

This brilliant book is the go-to resource to make a difference quickly and easily. If you desire to uplift others, become a philanthropist even at a modest level, and play a role in changing the world, this is the guide for you.
— Lynne Twist, Author, The Soul of Money

The Women’s Giving Circle Guide is a hands-on manual for any woman who wants to make a difference in her community or the world in just a few hours per month. Authors C.J. Hayden and Caterina Rando are co-founders of a highly successful giving circle, and in this guide, they share every detail of how to launch and operate a thriving circle of your own. Whether you want to fund a neighborhood project or support a global cause, this book will show you how to use a giving circle to achieve your philanthropic goal.

Giving circles are one of the easiest and fastest ways to engage in philanthropy, and in this book, you’ll find:

  • A step-by-step process for creating and running your own circle
  • Why there’s no need to set up a nonprofit organization in order to fund a charitable cause
  • how to gather a community of like-minded women into an ongoing circle
  • Detailed instructions for every step, from recruiting volunteers to acknowledging donations
  • Samples and templates for all the tools you will need to launch and operate a giving circle of your own, including forms, emails, flyers, and much more

Comprehensive and highly practical, The Women’s Giving Circle Guide will energize you to get your own circle started, and begin reaping the rewards of knowing you’ve made a significant contribution to the cause you most care about.

The Women’s Giving Circle Guide offers hope to every woman who feels like she wants to do something to make a difference… This practical book, written by two inspiring thought leaders who have been there and done that, provides a detailed, easy-to-follow blueprint for making a true impact by raising money.
— Denise Brosseau, Author, Ready to Be a Thought Leader? and CEO, Thought Leadership Lab


You don’t have to be a major donor to make a major difference! This book… should be on the shelf of every woman in America. If you truly want to make a difference in your community, country, or the world, this book is a must read.
— Amy Eisenstein, Author, Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops and Raising More with Less


The next time you hear someone say, “Maybe I should start a nonprofit,” hand them a copy of this book instead. With the simple, road-tested approach laid out by the authors, you can start and run a giving circle without all the red tape and delay of forming a nonprofit organization.
— Laura Gisborne, Founder, Legacy Leaders Global and Author, Limitless Women


I could not be more enthusiastic about this comprehensive, baby-simple, step-by-step guide that can calm the most fearful would-be fundraiser and produce untold resources for the causes that you care about most… This book and a desire to make a difference is all you need to become a full-fledged philanthropist.
— Ruth Ann Harnisch, President, The Harnisch Foundation


The authors’ simple yet elegant model for operating a women’s giving circle has generated over $25,000 in donations for the charitable foundation I direct. With this detailed, step-by-step guide, readers will be able to easily replicate the authors’ results to fund life-changing projects all over the world.
— Alka Subramanian, Founder and Director, Power of Love Foundation

146 pages • Paperback or Ebook • © 2017

$19.95 USD + shipping/tax

Ebook in PDF Format
$9.95 USD

Ebook is available for download immediately.

Paperback will be shipped within one business day.

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