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December 11th, 2020
Source: Philanthropy Massachusetts
In March our world was turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The year continues to be an extremely challenging one for many people and communities. Coupled with the pandemic, we are undergoing a reckoning around structural racism and inequality. Many funders have evolved in their... More »
December 9th, 2020
Source: Center for Effective Philanthropy
Today, CEP released the second report in a three-part series about foundations’ responses to the crises of 2020.  More »
December 9th, 2020
Source: Hyams Foundation
We are excited to announce that the Hyams Foundation has appointed Lisa Owens as its next Executive Director. Lisa brings more than 25 years of experience in building local grassroots organizations and national movements for social, racial, and economic justice. More »
December 2nd, 2020
Source: The Boston Globe
The Boston Foundation announced Tuesday that Lee Pelton, currently president of Emerson College, will take the reins as its president and chief executive officer in June, becoming the leader of the philanthropic powerhouse at a time when a pandemic, recession, and movement for social justice have... More »
November 30th, 2020
Source: The Boston Globe
Elevated Thought, a Lawrence nonprofit that uses art to drive social justice, will finally be able to hire a youth organizer.  More »
November 20th, 2020
Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $10 million in immediate relief and support to individuals and households experiencing severe economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds, awarded to 14 organizations through the Community Foundations Grant Program for COVID-19 Relief,... More »
November 16th, 2020
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
Massachusetts Community Foundations Announce New Partnership to Support Nonprofits in the Wake of COVID-19  A statewide coalition of community foundations announced today the formation of a new partnership designed to help stabilize, strengthen, and advance the social sector in communities across... More »
November 11th, 2020
Source: United Philanthropy Forum
The cornerstone of our country’s democracy is the administration of free and fair elections, where every U.S. citizen of voting age has the right to vote. During this election cycle, Americans have come out to exercise this right in record numbers. More »


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