Upcoming Events

Nov 2nd
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Philanthropy 101 is a five-part series that helps all staff new to philanthropy better understand the sector. Developed by the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy's Grantmaking School team and Philanthropy New York and presented by Philanthropy Massachusetts (Philanthropy MA) in Boston...

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Nov 6th
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Please join us for our Fall Community Foundation Roundtable on November 6 in Central Massachusetts.

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Nov 13th
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

A nonprofit organization’s financial statements and disclosures provide a wealth of information and can tell a story, but sometimes you have to do a little digging to unravel the tale.

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Nov 14th
Audience:
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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In Philanthropy

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 »
September 26th, 2018
Source: United Philanthropy Forum
Nine years ago, in 2009, the philanthropy sector was facing critical challenges on a number of fronts. The sector and the country was just starting to recover from the Great Recession of 2008. Funders were trying to meet their missions amid a significant drop in assets and grant dollars at the same... More »
September 14th, 2018
Source: Essex County Community Foundation
On Sept. 13, 2018, the cities of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover were affected by devastating gas explosions and fires, resulting in at least one death of an 18-year-old man, multiple injuries and more than 60 homes being leveled or severely damaged.   Our hearts go out to all of those affected... More »

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