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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.
August 31st, 2015
Source: AGM Blog
If you’re like the rest of us, you sit at your desk hoping for the IT department to email you an update that you’re getting a new computer or printer or updated software. Every time your computer acts up or the printer jams you wish you had the budget to run out and purchase new equipment. We all... More »
August 31st, 2015
Source: AGM Member News
In partnership with the Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership (INML), we are pleased to announce the first recipients of the Highland Street Fellowships to the INML's Core Certificate Program, class of 2016. More »
August 25th, 2015
The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today released its summer issue of "Responsive Philanthropy," exploring key strategies for effective grantmaking from experts in the sector. Released near the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, our cover story reflects on the crucial... More »
August 21st, 2015
The numbers are counted, tabulated and recorded:  In its first year, the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) is a clear financial success for CDCs, the Commonwealth and, most importantly, Massachusetts residents.  As individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits from the outer beaches of the... More »
August 20th, 2015
Hi everyone, after talking to an ED of color who was on the verge of quitting the field after a horrible and demoralizing experience with a small grant that left her almost in tears, I started writing a post called “Funders, you are still very good looking, but your grant application process may be... More »
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 »


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