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About Women's Giving Circles

A Gift of Any Amount Can Change a Life if We Do It Collectively

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Giving circles are a form of participatory philanthropy where groups of individuals donate money to a pooled fund. Together, they choose where the money will be used. Giving circles serve to teach philanthropy, inspire a new generation of givers, and create a tangible direct return on investment almost immediately.

At Fordham, we hope to not only leverage our capacity for giving to support our areas of interest but also to promote opportunities for greater involvement, whether that be by mentoring students, volunteering time, or leading initiatives.

New Giving Circles for 2019

We have added three new Giving Circles to our suite of options to help focus your philanthropy on additional areas of need and impact at the University: