Upcoming Events

Apr 7th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Join funders across Massachusetts for a virtual follow-up roundtable discussion about how funders are responding during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will provide space to continue to learn about how funders are responding, actions they are considering and/or taking, possible collective actions under...

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Apr 8th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

*Due to the current health concerns around COVID-19, this program is now a VIRTUAL MEETING.*

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Apr 9th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

The MA Arts Funders’ Network meeting will focus on exchange of information & funder collective action in relation to the arts and culture sector in time of COVID-19.On the call we will provide any relevant state-wide context, including data points.

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Apr 10th
All, Consultant, Grantmaker, Grantseeker, Nonprofit, Philanthropic Advisor
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What does good leadership in crisis look like? In this time of unprecedented challenge related to COVID19, what can we learn from the great leaders of the past? This free webinar is designed to explore these questions with a particular focus on the challenges facing those in philanthropy and...

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In Philanthropy

April 6th, 2020
Source: MACOVID19Relief
First Lady Lauren Baker and the One8 Foundation are teaming up with philanthropists, business leaders, Eastern Bank, The Boston Foundation, and the Foundation for Business Equity to launch the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund to support those across the state most impacted by this health crisis.... More »
April 2nd, 2020
Source: Fiduciary Trust
Recent changes to foundation excise tax laws make it easier for foundations to increase grantmaking during the coronavirus emergency; no longer do trustees have to be concerned about triggering higher investment excise tax rates in future years. Learn more in a summary piece by S. Joel Mittelman,... More »
April 2nd, 2020
Source: United Philanthropy Forum
Nine national philanthropy-serving organizations sign joint statement calling on all funders to consider a significant increase in their grant spending during this time of crisis. More »
March 27th, 2020
Source: Providence Journal
State’s largest private foundation commits $1.6M to support Rhode Island’s COVID-19 response and nonprofits that have experienced a substantial loss of earned revenue during the COVID shutdown. More »

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