"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."
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