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Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy expands and mobilizes resources for AAPI communities to build a more just and equitable society and has a network of giving circles around the country. Committed to unleashing the power of Latinos in California, LCF has created 22 giving circles with a total of 500 members and has become the largest network of Latino philanthropists. With 3,400+ engaged partners and 40 affiliate organizations, Social Venture Partners International is the largest network of donors in the world. Their goal is to have their principles and practices be globally recognized to emulate transformational change in philanthropists. With more than 650 global chapters, 100+ Who Care Alliance is a network consisting of 100 Women Who Care, 100 Men Who Care, 100 Teens Who Care and many more. Each chapter meets four times a year donating $100 dollars each. Founded in 2016, the American Muslim Community Foundation’s focus is on creating giving circles, Donor Advised Funds, distributing grants, and building endowments for the American Muslim community and currently operates seven giving circles. Amplifier (now housed at Jewish Federations of North American) is a global network of giving circles that ignites, strengthens, and informs giving to transform and grow philanthropy inspired by Jewish values and wisdom. With 89 chapters spanning 14+ countries, The Awesome Foundation is dedicated to advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time. Projects range from social issues to cultural and arts initiatives, all reflecting the diversity of The Awesome Foundation. Founded in 2003, Community Investment Network (CIN) inspires, connects, and strengthens African Americans and communities of color to leverage their resources to create the change they wish to see. DMV represents over 20 giving circles in the DC region whose members have pooled their resources to donate millions of dollars to local nonprofits. TFN is an open network which links potential donors to charitable cases and social entrepreneurs through live crowdfunding to drive social change and help individuals and businesses make a bigger impact. Future Now Fund is focused on building the power to improve Americans’ lives — by winning state legislative majorities through giving circles and by working with them to achieve goals for the common good. The Giving Project, based in Vermont, works to radically increase and diversify the nonprofit sector donor base in Vermont by enabling more Vermonters to connect with and give to causes they care about through a network of more than a dozen giving circles. Impact100 empowers women to see themselves as activists through utilizing large grants to make an impact within their communities: 100 women come together and donate $1,000 dollars each, to then donate a $100,000 grant to their local community. Honeycomb, formerly Jewish Teen Funders Network, serves the rapidly growing Jewish teen philanthropy sector including 100+ Jewish teen philanthropy programs comprised of teen foundations and individual giving programs. Founded by Doris Buffett, Learning by Giving Foundation supports a new generation of philanthropists and local nonprofits through experiential philanthropy high school and college courses. Philanos is the largest collective giving network for women’s giving circles and other collective giving groups with more than 70 affiliates and 17,500 women involved in one or more circles. SOUP, founded in Detroit, is a microgranting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects. For a donation attendees receive soup, salad, bread and a vote and hear presentations from the community. Ballots at the end of dinner determines who takes home the funding. Through collective giving circles, Together Women Rise, formerly Dining for Women, inspires, educates, and engages people to invest in grassroots programs that make a meaningful difference for women and girls living in extreme poverty in developing countries. Womenade is a grassroots movement of giving circles where women help women in communities around the country.

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