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Weekly Reads – February 5, 2021

A roundup of timely insight from the grantmaking community and beyond.

“[I]t might be tempting for small funders to turn away from engaging policymakers. But that’s a mistake. Now more than ever, funders with few or no staff should engage in or double down on advocacy.” [more]
– Jason Sabo, Frontera Strategy, and Andy Carroll, Exponent Philanthropy

Innovative Giving: Grantmaking Trends & Insight from 8 Experts [more]
– Edgar Villanueva, Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, Aaron Dorfman, Yolanda Coentro, Sam Caplan, Kris Putnam-Walkerly, Jen Bokoff, and Adam Liebling, on Submittable

“Our report highlights discussions from Indigenous leaders about how they quickly pivoted their work to raise, organize, and distribute resources to their communities. Indigenous leaders on the frontlines, in both the nonprofit and private sectors, led with their cultural values to support their communities.” [more]
Indigenous Community Leadership in Response to COVID-19: A Call to Action for the Philanthropic Sector, Native Americans in Philanthropy