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April 26th, 2022
Source: Boston Indicators
Among the most interesting findings from the 2020 Census is that Some Other Race has become the second-largest racial group in Massachusetts. The same is true nationally. Much of this change reflects growth among people of Latino ethnicity, who often select (or are assigned) Some Other Race. This... More »
April 12th, 2022
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
While the general public’s trust in nonprofits has declined, as I discussed in my  More »
March 24th, 2022
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
First, if you are reading this, I’d like to commend you on your commitment to this work, our world, and our relatives with whom we have shared the most challenging and unnatural experience of a generation.  More »
March 1st, 2022
Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
“The Molotov cocktails are the worst,” says my 99-year-old grandmother, reflecting on the violence erupting in her homeland of Ukraine. More »
February 27th, 2022
Source: Philanthropy Massachusetts
We are all saddened and concerned about the events unfolding in Ukraine. As we look for ways to help, below are some resources available to provide support and assistance for those in need. This list will be updated on Philanthropy MA's website as more information is available. More »
February 8th, 2022
Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Behavioral Health During the First Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Update on Need and Access in Massachusetts 2020/2021 More »
January 28th, 2022
Source: Toward Antiracism Now
“Do better on racial equity”: this is what numerous philanthropic organizations have pledged since the killing of George Floyd in May 2020. Where do they stand in their antiracism journey? What challenges are they facing? What best practices have they developed? How can they make progress? More »
January 10th, 2022
Source: McKinsey & Company
Despite decades of efforts by public-, private-, and social-sector organizations, racial inequity has only increased. Can a concerted, coordinated effort reverse this trend? More »


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