Experience the Joy of a Giving Circle

At Community Purse, we understand that women want to make a difference, but have limited time and resources. Our giving circles, inspired by Christian values, provide a way to multiply a single donation and connect women with nonprofits to improve the lives of vulnerable people.

what we do

What is Community Purse?

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Discover a group of women invested in empowering nonprofits and improving their communities.

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Imagine how great it would be to launch a giving circle that you know would help the most vulnerable in your community.

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Together, we are sharing blessings and improving communities.


donated so far during our quarterly, one-hour meetings

4 Chapters

gathering together to support local, member-nominated, nonprofits

180 Members

are a part of something larger by pooling contributions and learning more about nonprofits in their community

“I didn’t know I could have this kind of impact by joining a giving circle!”

What’s Happening

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De•Clutter and Do•Good

De•Clutter and Do•Good

Everyone loves a win/win scenario and donating gently used items to a nonprofit’s resale shop is definitely a win/win. When you take the time to clean out your basement, closet, cabinet, or garage, you get the benefit of more space and an assessment of what you have...

Introducing Community Purse’s Newest Chapter: Dane County, WI

Introducing Community Purse’s Newest Chapter: Dane County, WI

Julie Speth was minding her own business at a conference when she spied a notebook next to a co-worker. “What is Community Purse?” she asked. Her new friend explained that Community Purse is a giving circle where like-hearted women pool donations into one large grant...

“Tell them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.”

1 Timothy 6:18