Sarah Beuning calls it the "snowball" effect.
"Young Philanthropists is a giving circle at the Community Foundation for people who want to get involved in philanthropy at kind of an early level," she said. "The more people who get together, the bigger impact we can have."
Every member gives $125 and the money is pooled and grants are awarded. The next round will be going out soon. A deadline of Nov. 3 is coming fast for those who work with children and want to apply.