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Dec 19th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

How do you raise thoughtful, caring, emotionally healthy children? And how do you do it in the face of struggle? Philanthropy Massachusetts members are invited to watch this webinar in our office.

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Jan 4th
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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Jan 24th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Join us for a video conference call on systems and software utilized by community foundation staff.

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Jan 29th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Digital technologies have fundamentally changed the way people discover, engage, and share information about the causes they care about. Social media platforms and innovative digital tools are disrupting traditional fundraising, with the potential to bring donors more deeply inside the work of...

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In Philanthropy

December 5th, 2018
Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts
This brief describes the potential impact in Massachusetts of a proposed rule, released by the Department of Homeland Security in October 2018, to change the process by which it determines whether an immigrant is inadmissible to the United States or unable to adjust status because the person is... More »
November 21st, 2018
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
Philanthropy Massachusetts will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018 for Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. May you enjoy a feast with company of family and friends this Thanksgiving! More »
November 20th, 2018
Source: inequality.org
A new Institute for Policy Studies report, Gilded Giving 2018: Top-Heavy Philanthropy and Its Risks to the Independent Sector, takes a close look at the impact of increasing economic inequality on the philanthropic sector.  More »
November 15th, 2018
Source: Financial Advisor
Donor-advised funds had another banner year in 2017 as measured by several key metrics, even as the average account size decreased due to the changing nature of charitable giving. More »

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