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Share news about your grant making initiatives! AGM Grant Making Members are working on a variety of diverse causes including education, environment, healthcare and immigration (to name just a few). We want to promote your efforts and best practices. Help us spread your good works, event announcements and news items by emailing Gail Pinkham.
May 19th, 2016
Source: AGM Blog
Start your summer reading early!  Georganna Woods, AGM's researcher and Meet-the-Donors Manager, compiled recommendations from our Members Survey of grantmakers for reading and resources informative and useful in their work.  The list also includes bibliographic information and links to where... More »
March 28th, 2016
Source: The Boston Foundation website
The Boston Foundation released its Vision 2020, A Continuing Commitment to Impact, which outlines its strategic direction for the next five years. This publication is the result of a strategic reflection process that was conducted in 2015 to identify the priorities that would shape TBF's direction... More »
March 3rd, 2016
Source: Barr Foundation
Grounded in the belief that all students can succeed in school and in life, our new portfolio represents sharper focus and expanding reach. Earlier this year, the Foundation’s trustees ratified new strategies for Barr's Education program, which represent not only a new, sharper focus for our... More »
March 1st, 2016
Source: AGM Blog
As many people know, D5 has been a 5-year initiative to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in philanthropy. As we approach the end of our fifth year, many people are asking, “What’s next?” More »
February 25th, 2016
Source: AGM Blog
Associated Grant Makers is currently seeking candidates for potential AGM Board Directors to begin serving in June 2016.  We welcome your nomination of individuals you believe would make a meaningful contribution to AGM and the field of philanthropy.  Serving on the Board is a rewarding experience... More »
February 25th, 2016
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Strategy. It’s the white whale of the social sector. It’s what we’re all seeking. Chances are, the word is hovering in a document on your desk right now. We hear it so often, it’s easy to lose sight of, or overlook, where the word came from and what it really means. It’s a military term. Strategy... More »
February 16th, 2016
Providing general operating support can be challenging for grantmakers. From our perspective at CEP, we know funders can sometimes wonder: Is our grant being used to further our mission? Without tying a grant to outcomes, how can we measure our impact? More »
February 8th, 2016
Source: AGM Blog
Due to another snow storm, AGM offices will be closed Monday, February 8, 2016. Please check our event calendar for upcoming programs. Thank you and be safe. More »


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