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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.
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 »
May 7th, 2019
Source: Forbes
A $300 gift for books can make a huge difference for a low-income student struggling to stay in school. More »
April 26th, 2019
Source: Inside Philanthropy
It’s important to include teens and girls in feminism and feminist philanthropy because, around the world, they face challenges like child marriage, assault, exclusion from schooling, a lack of cultural freedoms and empowered media representation, and more. More »
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 »

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