"Big philanthropy’s newest disruptor? Tiny philanthropy": What we're reading

In a recent article published in Generocity, Bread & Roses Community Fund and Philadelphia Black Giving Circle discuss why large grantmakers are "beginning to think like their much smaller counterparts."

Lynette Hazelton writes:

Traditionally, big philanthropy has been organized around areas of donors’ interests, not around matters of greatest social need. And then there is tiny philanthropy. This is where like-minded individuals develop giving circles and mutual aid societies often in response to a problem, pool their money and collectively deciding who should receive.

Tiny philanthropy, as Hazelton notes, recognizes "the power imbalance and intentionally designs inclusive communities that operate in an equitable context."

Read here.

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