Upcoming Events

Apr 23rd
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Philanthropy Massachusetts, Barr Foundation, The Boston Foundation, and Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) invite you to join us for this special event celebrating the release of Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count by Phil Buchanan, president of CEP.

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Apr 30th
Audience:
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

With over 30,000 nonprofits in Massachusetts, competition for funding is high. How does one get a leg up? The first step is doing one's homework. Foundations have missions just as do nonprofits and so it is vital to the success of your proposal that you find those funders who are aligned with...

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Apr 30th
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Foundation staff and trustees are invited to join us for a panel discussion about the importance of civic education, why it matters to democracy and civil society, and what we can learn from research about best practices in this area.

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May 2nd
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Join Massachusetts Arts Funders in a bimonthly meeting!

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In Philanthropy

April 11th, 2019
Source: The Center for Effective Philanthropy
In a way, we did things in reverse. Compared with how funders usually enter into policy work, our order of operations was the opposite. In the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s work on substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery, we did not start by funding pilot projects and community... More »
April 8th, 2019
Source: Forbes
As wealth transfers, the rising generation of Millennial leaders are disrupting the once ubiquitous conventional wisdom that generating competitive financial returns and achieving social impact are mutually exclusive. Phillips Foundation Executive Director Elizabeth Phillips and her husband,... More »
April 2nd, 2019
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
April 2, 2019 - Massachusetts Census Equity Fund (MCEF) awarded over $500,000 to 45 organizations across the state to conduct direct outreach and raise public awareness about the 2020 Census. MCEF is a statewide funding initiative working to increase participation in the 2020 Census, specifically... More »
April 1st, 2019
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
Today marks the one year countdown to the 2020 Census. The decennial Census is one of the most important activities that we undertake collectively as a country. Census data is essential to determining allocation of federal funds and political representation at the federal, state, and local level.... More »

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