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August 25th, 2022
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
With midterm elections looming on the horizon, many foundations are asking the question: What can we do to get out the vote, educate the voting public, and support our grantees’ important election season advocacy work? The good news is that even during an election year, the tax code provides both... More »
August 16th, 2022
Source: Inside Philanthropy
The United States Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization — that the Constitution does not confer the right to abortion, overturning Roe v. Wade — was another gut punch to much of the country. As gender equity and reproductive justice funders already connected to the... More »
August 4th, 2022
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
Having said that, climate change is an existential threat that is hurting the most vulnerable communities in the U.S. and globally hardest. Species will go extinct. Human misery from hunger, weather chaos, heat, lack of water, and more, will come. Climate change is already underway and will impact... More »
July 26th, 2022
Source: Center for Disaster Philanthropy
From a global pandemic to the recent invasion of Ukraine, globally impactful disasters are an increasingly frequent part of our reality, and thus an important factor as funders consider grantmaking priorities and the funding landscape in which they operate.  More »
June 30th, 2022
Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts
Massachusetts administers much of MassHealth through an 1115 Demonstration waiver, approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which it has extended several times since it was originally approved in 1995. In December 2021, Massachusetts submitted a request to CMS to extend its... More »
June 3rd, 2022
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
Philanthropy MA is pleased to announce that effective July 4, Alex McCray is being promoted into a new role at the organization as Vice President, Member Engagement and Strategic Initiatives. In this new role, Alex will oversee the strategy, design, planning and implementation of programs in... More »
June 2nd, 2022
Source: Point32Health Foundation
Being a good corporate citizen is central to our values and centered in community. More »
May 11th, 2022
Several months ago, I informed the Trustees of my plans to step down later this year from my role as President and CEO of the Community Foundation.  More »


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