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Current Issue: Volume 14, Issue 2 (2022) Philanthropy's Response to the Crises of 2020

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How a Community Foundation’s Disaster Framework Guided Rapid Pandemic Response
Steven W. Mumford, Isabel Barrios, and Kellie Chavez Greene


Respectful Tribal Partnership: What Philanthropy Can Learn From the Navajo Nation’s Collaborative Response to the COVID-19 Crisis
Nancy Petersen, Karletta Chief, Toni M. Massaro, Nikki Tulley, Crystal Tulley-Cordova, and Jonelle Vold


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