Norcini & Friends Charitable Giving Circle


Giving Circles are an innovative way to make a positive difference in your neighborhood with a group of friends:

o   Build a team

o   Get together to explore local issues and nonprofits meeting local needs

o   Volunteer, give, have fun & make a meaningful difference

The Community Foundation provides a Giving Circle meeting facilitator, nonprofit sector expertise, charitable due diligence training, grantmaking experience, and connections to other Giving Circles.

logo PLAN GIVING CIRCLES

WHAT IS THE NORCINI & FRIENDS CHARITABLE GIVING CIRCLE?

o   A group of friends who have agreed to pool their charitable dollars, learn about the nonprofit sector, and decide together which charities to support.

WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

o   Increase your community involvement & knowledge about what’s going on in the community

o   Enjoy yourself – have meaningful conversations and contribute wealth, work and wisdom to the community

o   Make a difference in the community where we live, work & play

o   Donate your valuable time and money to vetted charitable causes that are near and dear to your heart & mind

HOW MUCH TIME & MONEY?

o   Four or five 1.5 hour evening meetings, held at CCCF

o   A bit of on-line reading between meetings

o   Discuss issues related to philanthropy, such as prioritizing community needs, discerning service niches, comparing quality amongst various nonprofits, determining financial health, discerning leadership quality, and evaluating program and service impact

o   Visit a selected handful of local nonprofits, as agreed upon by the Giving Circle

o   Confidentially donate to the Norcini & Friends Charitable Giving Circle Grant making Pool at the Community Foundation ($250-$2,500) as you desire. To donate securely online, just fill out the information below


RESOURCE LINKS

NPOs Comparesion Set 1of2

NPOs Comparesion Set 2of2

Barnstone Art For Kids 2016s 990

Mom’s House 2016s 990

Tredyffrin & Easttown Care 2015s 990

CVIM 2015s 990

Veterans Assoc. of Easttown & Tredyffrin 2011s 990

Veterans Multi-Service Center 2015s 990

 



 

 Questions?  Ask beth@chescocf.org or steph@chescocf.org