The Social Circus Tools provides access to resources that can help strengthen social circus programs.

Some have been gathered from members of the Social Circus Network, others provided by third parties. We do our best to curate this collection and keep it up to date. If you know of something that should be included, or you spot a missing link, please notify


Program Evaluation Toolbox

Raising Money

Program Design and Logic Models

Research on Social Circus

International Connections


The Case for Social Circus

The AYCO Social Circus Initiative has created a document that makes the case for social circus, explaining its benefits. The document operates under a Creative Commons License – feel free to adapt it but please credit AYCO as the original source. Embedded in this document are four vignettes of Social Circus Programs. Practitioners may choose to make their own along these lines, or use these materials to illustrate their plans. Click here to read Making the Case for Social Circus.

If you have suggestions for material that should be included, or would like to submit something, please contact us.