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Weekly Reads—March 25, 2022

Enjoy PEAK’s weekly roundup of timely insights from the grantmaking community and beyond.

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy is maintaining an online resource documenting the many facets of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, international efforts to provide aid, and organizations to consider supporting. “Even if your organization does not work in a particular geographic area or fund immediate relief efforts, you can look for ways to tie disaster funding into your existing mission. If you focus on education, health, children or marginalized populations, disasters present prime opportunities for funding.” [more]
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy

“As we mark the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, United Philanthropy Forum has released a report to … detail how PSOs—the regional and national philanthropy associations and networks that comprise the Forum network—played many vital leadership roles in the philanthropy sector’s response to the pandemic. The report also looks forward to share lessons learned from PSO’s responses to the pandemic to help inform the sector when future crises strike.” [more]
United Philanthropy Forum

“It is unacceptable to leave the burden of convincing philanthropy to see and value investments in Native communities to those who are Native. Each of us, no matter our heritage, can help to solidify much needed philanthropic support.” [more]
Anita Patel, Bush Foundation, for the Center for Effective Philanthropy