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August 18th, 2015
n the second post of our series of profiles of funders that are exemplary in their provision of non-monetary support to grantees, as assessed by the Grantee Perception Report, we take a look at the S.H. Cowell Foundation. More »
August 11th, 2015
Source: AGM Blog
The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers held their Annual Conference July 21st -23rd in Baltimore MD.  As a second time attendee I was looking forward to learn and network with my colleagues from across the country.  This year’s conference was sold out and hosted the largest number of... More »
August 11th, 2015
Race, gender, sexual orientation – these are just a few of the traits that define an individual. The specific combination of these traits is what determines the communities to which he or she is connected, and also the types of discrimination that an individual may encounter. More »
August 6th, 2015
The devastating killing of a beloved lion in Zimbabwe has sparked giving approaching $1 million. It’s an inspiring example of tragedy elevating a cause, but what happens next? Will the wave of support stick?  At this point, everyone knows the story of Cecil the lion. The news reports, which spread... More »
August 4th, 2015
Source: AGM Blog
“The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born – that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.”  Warren Bennis, Pioneer in the field of Leadership Studies More »
July 23rd, 2015
Source: The New York Times
Chatter about New York these days is all about how the city has changed. It is full of banks, franchises and billionaires’ condo towers blocking the sun from Central Park. Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. compared one of its airports to something in “a third world country.” Its official... More »
July 16th, 2015
Source: AGM Blog
Republished with permision of Third Sector New England More »
July 8th, 2015
All nonprofits need to manage their organization’s knowledge—be it donor lists, operational processes, or other types of information—and while it need not be a huge and overwhelming task, it does take time and effort. Knowledge management—also called KM—is the process of choosing and using tools... More »


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