Upcoming Events

Oct 26th
Grantseeker, Nonprofit
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This session will be an opportunity to learn more about the Nonprofit Learning Institute presented by Bank of America and Philanthropy MA. We'll discuss the increased focus on supporting leaders of color, the application, session content, and more!

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Oct 27th
All, Consultant, Grantmaker, Grantseeker, Nonprofit, Philanthropic Advisor

Please join Amalgamted Bank, BankFWD, Confluence Philanthropy, and Philanthropy Massachusetts for a virtual conversation on Cilmate Banking 101 - Strategies for integrating climate change and sustainability goals into the banking and investment practices of nonprofits, foundations & family...

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Oct 27th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Equality of opportunity is, and has been, on the decline. Racial and economic segregation has intensified educational gaps between rich and poor students, and between white students and students of color. The results of these inequities are pervasive in our education system, communities and beyond...

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Oct 28th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Join us for a Meet-the-Donors where we will hear from foundations with an interest in the region North of Boston! The Meet-the-Donors series aims to bring you firsthand information about each of the grantmakers represented on the panel. The programs also offer a great opportunity to pick up...

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In Philanthropy

October 22nd, 2020
On the opinion pages of philanthropy sector publications, a debate has raged about the right foundation payout rate for “this moment of crisis.” More »
October 19th, 2020
Source: Inside Philanthropy
By now, it almost goes without saying that COVID-19 has catalyzed what may very well turn out to be a fundamental shift in the way we think about the relationship between business, profit and community. More »
October 15th, 2020
Source: Candid
U.S. foundation staff are less diverse than the broader population, especially at the leadership level, an annual survey by the Council on Foundations finds. More »
October 7th, 2020
Source: National Center for Family Philanthropy
America has never needed more from civil society. That’s because our country is being rocked by a health pandemic, an age-old racism pandemic, economic upheaval, sweeping cuts in safety net programs, and the increasing political vitriol that’s killing efforts to address these daunting challenges.  More »

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