Resources

Welcome to the Grapevine resource center, your shortcut to everything Grapevine. Here you will find resources ranging from our frequently asked questions to demos on navigating our platform, as well as from how to grow your group to how to create community.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Send us your suggestions to community@grapevine.org, along with any questions or feedback you might have. And don’t forget to keep up with us on facebook, instagram, twitter, and LinkedIn @GrapevineGiving for our latest updates!


Being a leader is an ongoing process of learning and unlearning, teaching and being taught, failing and succeeding. There are many different ways to be both a leader and to lead, it is important to familiarize yourself with your distinct leadership style so that you’re able to best provide direction, implement change, motivate, and communicate with others.

Here are some resources we suggest in order to help you discover your leadership style, create sustainable models of leadership, and make connections.

Creating community is the strategic practice of bringing people together with a common goal, mission, and/or purpose in an effort to create something impactful and long-lasting. Whether you are coming together virtually, in-person, or in a hybrid fashion - the ways in which you come together and the activities you do are important parts of your groups longevity.

Here you will find our guide to planning events and activities that are sure to help you create community!

Recruiting people to join your group can be a challenge, but the clearer your mission is the easier it will be. Here we provide tips on how to leverage social media to recruit members for your group , leverage your network, and promote community

Determining which organization to give to can be a difficult task, even when your group is cause-focused. While defining your group's purpose, mission, and goals helps to narrow down your choices, value setting ensures that the causes and organizations you give to are aligned with your group’s vision and intended impact.

Here you will find all of our demos on how to navigate different area of our site including updating your payment, sending messages to your circle, navigating the donation cycle admin - and many more!

Grapevine regularly hosts events for Grapevine and Giving Circle leaders. These events provide an opportunity for leaders to learn from each other, get updates from Grapevine and more. Check out our upcoming events and consider participating in one.

In recruiting new donors and retaining members of your grapevine it is important to amplify your group’s story and the story of those whom you donate to and support. Social media is your biggest asset! Check out this toolkit with suggested captions, hashtags, and tips to drive engagement.

Does it cost money to join Grapevine? How can start my Giving Circle on Grapevine? Does Grapevine have any fees? Check out our frequently asked questions! Can't find what you are looking for? Email us at info@grapevine.org and we'll get right back to you