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November 10th, 2014
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
Associated Grant Makers mourns the passing of R. Bruce Taylor, husband of fomer AGM President Janet C. Taylor. Janet was one of the original staff members at AGM and served 9 years as President. AGM named its former library in honor of Ms. Taylor, and after the closing of the library in 2013, AGM... More »
November 5th, 2014
Source: Philanthropy News Digest
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture in Pittsburgh has been auctioned to its mortgage holder for $1,912.50, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. More »
November 4th, 2014
Source: The Boston Foundation
The Latino Legacy Fund, a permanent, committee-advised fund with a mission to strengthen the diverse Latino community of Greater Boston and to support issues and organizations that advance the socio-economic status of Latinos, today announced the list of grantees receiving funding from the Fund’s... More »
November 4th, 2014
Source: The New York Times
THE ATLANTIC PHILANTHROPIES is down to its last billion dollars. The once ultrasecretive foundation funded by Chuck Feeney, who made his fortune as a founder of the Duty Free Shoppers Group, is making good on its promise to give away all of its money in the next two years. More »
October 30th, 2014
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
I joined hundreds of leaders from the nonprofit sector at the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network 2014 annual conference on October 29. The capacity crowd participated in interactive idea labs and leading-edge workshops led by bright, instructive leaders in the sector who presented sessions on emerging... More »
October 30th, 2014
Source: The Nonprofit Quarterly
Gradian Health Systems provides access to a unique anesthesia machine that requires no power source or compressed oxygen to function. That makes the Universal Anesthesia Machine (UAM), as it is called, perfect for many poor and underserved countries around the world. Although clearly a wonderful... More »
October 27th, 2014
Source: Huffington Post
It has been a while since I have blogged on here. As some of you may know, on May 29th (a date I will never forget), I was hit by a car that broke both of my legs. After a three week hospitalization, I learned that I did not "qualify" for a rehab program because I was not "weight baring" (and would... More »
October 21st, 2014
Source: Philanthropy News Digest
While nearly two-thirds of corporations increased their giving between 2010 and 2013, the rate of growth in corporate giving is slowing, a report from CECP finds. More »


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