What does it mean to create a network of networks, bringing giving circle networks together to engage more donors and catalyze giving? As the number of giving circles continues to grow, what is the potential of this super network and how will technology help bring it to life?


Elizabeth (Liz) Fisher is CEO of Amplifier, working to grow the movement of intentional, collaborative giving inspired by Jewish values. She envisions a world where everyone uses their resources for impact and is proud to call themselves a philanthropist. Liz comes to Amplifier from Repair the World, where she led the organization’s expansion, fundraising, communications, and operations.

Sara Lomelin is the new executive director at Philanthropy Together, a national initiative to connect and catalyze the collective giving movement to diversify and democratize philanthropy. Sara is a key leader in the giving circle space having led the growth of the Latino Giving Circle Network as VP of Philanthropy at Latino Community Foundation, and has spoken about collective giving at over a dozen conferences here and abroad.

Marsha Morgan is the Chair of the Community Investment Network, a national network of giving circles impacting African American and communities of color. Her involvement with the Community Investment Network is fueled by the notion that giving back is a way to make a difference.

Read the full article and listen to the podcast episode about giving circles at the Women’s Philanthropy Institute’s Philanthropy Plugged In digital hub.