Upcoming Events

Nov 14th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

As foundations adopt new approaches for creating social change, they must also adapt their internal practices. To achieve meaningful impact at scale, many foundations are aiming to influence the actions and investments of the public and private sectors, as well as address the complex and deeply...

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Nov 15th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

We have all seen the “sustainability question” in some form or other. This practical session is designed to spark new ideas on how to answer the question for your organization or program. It will offer grant maker insights, new ways to look at the question, and strategies for answering it.

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Nov 15th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

In this webinar, community foundation staff and an experienced family enterprise consultant will discuss their work at the intersections of family business, family philanthropy, family governance, and more. Philanthropy Massachusetts members are invited to watch this webinar in our office.

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Nov 27th
Grantmaker, Grantseeker, Nonprofit, Philanthropic Advisor

What does it take to measure and fund positive social change?

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In Philanthropy

November 8th, 2018
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
Assessing the performance of a foundation is notoriously challenging, but it is crucial to learning and improvement. How well do foundation leaders believe they understand what is and isn’t working in their foundation’s programmatic efforts? How are they building that understanding? What... More »
October 29th, 2018
Source: Philanthropy Massachusetts
Is your nonprofit looking to build capacity and develop and engage its leadership? More »
October 17th, 2018
Strong organizations, leaders, and networks are crucial to foundations’ and nonprofits’ ability to achieve shared goals. What support are foundations seeking to provide to help grantees strengthen their organizations? Is that support in line with what grantees really need? How can funders be most... More »
September 30th, 2018
Source: AGM Blog
                New Name and Vision Reflects Bold Strategic Plan for the Future of Philanthropy in MassachusettsPhilanthropy Massachusetts, formerly Associated Grant Makers, enters 50th year with new vision. More »

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