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March 11th, 2021
Source: The Boston Globe
The theater will thankfully again provide the opportunity to bring us together in person to heal. But let’s also remember the “good old days” weren’t good for everyone. More »
March 10th, 2021
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
“An old friend of Robert Frost’s was driving him home on a moonlit August night, with huge stars in the sky. The friend mused, ‘On a night like this, I keep thinking that life is so short, and there is so little time.’ Frost put a hand on his arm and said, ‘It’s the other way around, you know.... More »
March 3rd, 2021
Source: Essex County Community Foundation
A 13-member committee made up of a diverse cross-section of local leaders is joining Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF) – a nonprofit serving the 34 cities and towns of Essex County – in implementing a new strategy designed to advance racial equity and racial justice within the organization... More »
February 19th, 2021
Source: Massnonprofit News
The coronavirus pandemic has created opportunities for nonprofit grant seekers to engage in “more open” conversations with grant makers, but it requires them to communicate clearly and creatively, perhaps more than they have historically, according to Philanthropy Massachusetts, a Boston-based... More »
February 11th, 2021
Source: Philanthropy Massachusetts
A Professional Development Series for Greater Boston Nonprofits in Partnership with Bank of America and Philanthropy Massachusetts More »
February 8th, 2021
Source: Zevin Asset Management
I came to my work in socially responsible investing because I was bothered by the inconsistencies between the ethical lifestyle I was trying to lead and the investments I was making in my professional life. I came to realize that no matter what I did at home in terms of supporting environmental or... More »
February 4th, 2021
Source: The New York Times
When MacKenzie Scott revealed in December that she had donated $4.2 billion of her fortune in the preceding four months — on top of the $1.7 billion she had given away earlier in 2020 — the internet exploded with praise. More »
February 3rd, 2021
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
A Black leader from Los Angeles recently texted me: “Why is it so hard to get a core support grant from foundations, even though I have been doing this work for 20 years?” Her question might as well have been: “ More »

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