Planning matters

The Impact of Giving Circles

Likely you’ve heard the term “giving circle” – it’s a collective philanthropy term that’s become something of a buzzword lately. However, this is not a new phenomenon. Giving circles of various types have existed across cultures throughout history. So, what is a giving circle? In giving circles, people with common interests, concerns or backgrounds come…

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Introducing Ripple Impact NW: A Confluence of Values, Experience and Community Need

“If you want it, save your pennies.” This is the phrase I heard as a child when I asked for something not necessarily expensive, but not necessarily a need either. I learned if I wanted something, I would need to do something to earn some pennies. Growing up, I found great satisfaction in earning money…

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