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November 5th, 2019
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Only women’s organizations focused on consciousness-raising, coalition-building, and advocacy can bring the kind of systemic change that women the world over need. The philanthropic community’s preoccupation with impact and the short-term projects that deliver measurable outcomes can distract us... More »
October 24th, 2019
Source: ThinkAdvisor
Family foundations in the U.S. are giving more money but through fewer grants, shifting their emphasis from local giving to addressing public policy issues, doubling their use of impact investing and expanding the diversity and inclusiveness of their boards and staff, according a new study from the... More »
October 15th, 2019
Source: Alliance Magazine
A growing number of foundations are deploying a portion of their capital to mission aligned investment strategies. This is an important trend. Still, only a relatively small number of foundations seek positive environmental and social impact with their investments and often with only a small share... More »
October 3rd, 2019
Source: CNBC - Make it
Americans are incredibly generous when it comes to opening up their pockets for worthy causes. But a new report finds that philanthropic support wanes when it comes to nonprofits dedicated to addressing breast cancer, childhood malnutrition, female entrepreneurship and domestic violence — in other... More »
September 24th, 2019
Source: Capital Research Center
Here’s a short quiz: what’s the largest public charity in America? If you guessed the Salvation Army or the Red Cross, you’d be wrong. More »
September 19th, 2019
Source: Marketwatch
Universities and other nonprofits have long wrestled with the ethics of certain donations — and answers don’t come easy. More »
September 5th, 2019
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
Please note two upcoming webinars for both corporate and private foundation funders wanting to learn more about the how they can help with the Hurrican Dorian recovery efforts: Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s webinar “Hurricane Dorian: Supporting the Bahamas” Monday, September 9, 2019  at 12:... More »
September 4th, 2019
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
Visit the Philanthropy Massachusetts Disaster and Emergency Relief Resources page for updates on Hurricane Dorian relief efforts and resources for funders interested in providing support.  More »

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