The emergence of giving circles and their relationships with nonprofit organisations : a case study

Ray, Lesley Ann (2013) The emergence of giving circles and their relationships with nonprofit organisations : a case study. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis explores the relationships that exist between a giving circle and the nonprofit organisations it supports. The case study focusses on a formal giving circle operating in Austin, Texas, United States and includes embedded case studies of nonprofit organisations that had received funding from the giving circle. Findings provide insights to nonprofit experiences with the giving circle phenomenon stimulating further conversation for fundraising practitioners in how they engage with not only giving circles but donors who may wish to be engaged at a different level, compared to the more traditional means adopted by nonprofit organisations.

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ID Code: 64720
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Scaife, Wendy & McGregor-Lowndes, Myles
Keywords: giving circles, philanthropy, fundraising, collective giving, donors, donor-centred, donor control, nonprofit, charity
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 22 Nov 2013 00:56
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2015 21:57

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