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April 2nd, 2020
Source: Fiduciary Trust
Recent changes to foundation excise tax laws make it easier for foundations to increase grantmaking during the coronavirus emergency; no longer do trustees have to be concerned about triggering higher investment excise tax rates in future years. Learn more in a summary piece by S. Joel Mittelman,... More »
April 2nd, 2020
Source: United Philanthropy Forum
Nine national philanthropy-serving organizations sign joint statement calling on all funders to consider a significant increase in their grant spending during this time of crisis. More »
March 27th, 2020
Source: Providence Journal
State’s largest private foundation commits $1.6M to support Rhode Island’s COVID-19 response and nonprofits that have experienced a substantial loss of earned revenue during the COVID shutdown. More »
March 24th, 2020
Source: Philanthropy Massachusetts
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March 23rd, 2020
Source: United Philanthropy Forum
Philanthropy is well positioned to play a crucial role in responding to this public health challenge because we are frequently on the front lines in responding to community crises, are trusted in communities, and invest in long-term solutions. As philanthropy leaders who come together under the... More »
March 19th, 2020
Source: Philanthropy Massachusetts
We asked nonprofits about the impact of coronavirus on their organizations. Here's what they said. More »
March 11th, 2020
Source: Philanthropy Massachusetts
With the status of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Massachusetts continuing to evolve daily, and as an organization that exists to serve the philanthropic sector and convenes gatherings regularly, Philanthropy Massachusetts is writing to update you on how we are addressing the situation. More »
March 5th, 2020
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
As of March 3, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the following assessment: “This virus is NOT currently spreading in the community in the United States. [...] For the general American public, who are unlikely to be exposed to this virus at this time, the immediate health... More »


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