Upcoming Events

Jun 25th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

Join Affinity Grantmakers Collaborative, Grantmakers of Color (GOC), and the Social Justice Funders Network (SJFN) as we seek to build and strengthen community as well as the networks’ capacity to impact social change efforts in Greater Boston. This social event features food, drink and light...

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Jun 27th
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor

We invite you to a discussion for funders led by Steve Pratt of Impact Catalysts to discuss the nonprofit capital market concept in greater depth, both to see what more can be learned and to discuss how funders could use this framework in their philanthropy.

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Jul 18th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Join Philanthropy Massachusetts as we take the Meet-the-Donors program to a region that is steeped in history and home to rich cultural treasures and a vibrant nonprofit community!

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Jul 18th
Consultant, Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Following Meet-the-Donors: Southeastern MA, this introductory workshop will start participants on the road to finding appropriate prospective grantmakers for their organizations.

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In Philanthropy

June 11th, 2019
Source: Alliance Magazine
People are taking to the streets on climate change around the globe, tired of inaction by public officials and risking arrest to intentionally cause disruption. It’s time to step back, bring out the wide angle lens, and aggressively pursue a paradigm shift to match peoples’ climate actions in the... More »
June 10th, 2019
Source: Nonprofit AF
So why are POC leaders leaving their ED jobs, and what can we do about it? There are several reasons, and it is important for us to understand them. There has been some important research done on this topic. The Race to Lead report by the Building Movement Project, for example, discovered that EDs/... More »
May 28th, 2019
Source: www.vox.com
American philanthropy has faced criticism basically since its inception. More »
May 21st, 2019
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
As you are aware the Massachusetts Census Equity Fund (MCEF) is our statewide funding initiative working to increase participation in the 2020 Census, specifically in communities that are at risk of being undercounted. We provide grants for grassroots organizations working toward creating an... More »

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