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July 19th, 2021
Source: Massnonprofit News
While philanthropic giving practices generally don’t shift in a single year, the events of 2020 had at least a short-term impact on the way donors are thinking about and approaching giving, with many placing greater emphasis on key social challenges and reliance on digital tools, according to a... More »
July 7th, 2021
Source: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
For many nonprofit leaders, relationships with foundation heads, wealthy donors and other philanthropic leaders can be difficult and complicated to manage. Below are 4 lessons that I have gleaned from my unlikely partnership over the years with Larry Kramer of the Hewlett Foundation that might be More »
July 1st, 2021
Source: The Philanthropic Initiative
Deciding to deepen your learning on a new subject can feel daunting and overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you ensure you’re learning from the right sources? How can you hold yourself accountable for continuing to learn? More »
June 21st, 2021
Source: WBUR
In 2019, the philanthropist MacKenzie Scott pledged to give away the majority of her multi-billion dollar fortune. On Wednesday, June 15, several Boston-area organizations reaped the benefit of that pledge. More »
June 16th, 2021
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
It has been one year since Governor Baker established Juneteenth as a state holiday. When signing the the measure, Governor Baker said making June 19 an annual state holiday would help "recognize the continued need to ensure racial freedom and equality." More »
June 11th, 2021
Source: Philanthropy Massachusetts
Philanthropy Massachusetts is seeking a consultant to help us prioritize and advance our race, equity, diversity and inclusion goals and strategies for our organization and our philanthropic members in Massachusetts.  Printable PDF Version More »
June 8th, 2021
Source: The Center for Effective Philanthropy
When CEP surveyed nonprofit leaders in May 2020, the pandemic was having devastating impacts on their organizations. But where do they stand? More »
May 25th, 2021
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
2021 Call for Nominations to Philanthropy MA Board of Directors Please respond no later than Monday, June 21, 2021 More »


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