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May 13th, 2020
Source: Inside Philanthropy
Regional associations of grantmakers across the country are proving vital to philanthropy’s response to COVID-19, as the immensity and urgency of the crisis have driven more institutions to prioritize coordination, partnerships and sharing knowledge. More »
May 7th, 2020
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
May 6, 2020  -   Week 8 of the COVID-19 Pandemic Reflections from a walk around my Jamaica Plain neighborhood Alex McCray, Sr. Director of Programs, Philanthropy Massachusetts More »
May 7th, 2020
Source: The Boston Globe
Getting a fair slice of the pie  As the coronavirus pandemic disproportionately affects already underserved communities, philanthropists need to rethink their priorities. More »
May 4th, 2020
Source: The Philanthropic Initiative
In this unprecedented global crisis, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the magnitude and diversity of needs and wonder, “What can we do?”  More »
April 9th, 2020
Source: AAPIP
This joint statement was included as part of an article " Asian American Grant Makers Call on Philanthropy to End Violence and Bias on the Rise as Coronavirus Spreads"  publish More »
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 »


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