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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.
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 »
April 1st, 2019
Source: The Nonprofit Quarterly
In a high-stakes era where anti-Black racism is mounting and economic rifts are widening, philanthropy through participation in giving circles is attracting growing numbers of Black Americans. More »
March 19th, 2019
Source: refinery29.com
Philanthropist is such a stuffy word. It calls to mind rich, old white men who have massive public buildings named after them — Rockefeller or Carnegie. Or maybe you think of one of the tech billionaires who have set aside some of their fortunes for good — Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg. Either way... More »
March 6th, 2019
Source: Member News
Women have been philanthropists since the beginning of time – giving of their time, talent, and treasure to those in need and to those helping society address its most difficult and pressing issues. More »
March 1st, 2019
Source: The Nonprofit Quarterly
The past year ushered in a new level of poignant and popular critique of the business of philanthropy, catalyzing widespread discussion and debate about philanthropy’s role in perpetuating and exacerbating economic inequality and racial injustice. More »

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