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Introduction to Grants Research & Roundtable - Southeastern MA

Please join Philanthropy MA for this FREE WORKSHOP on grants research. With over 4,000 funders in Massachusetts and more than 8 times that number of nonprofit organizations looking for funding, there is a competitive landscape for funding dollars. Funders get bombarded with grant proposals and letters of intent from organizations that are not a fit with their charitable giving.

Nonprofit Partner Spotlight Form

Form for Associate and Fellow level Partners to participate in the Partner Spotlight in Members InfoNet.

Email Address of Contact at nonprofit organization
Name of Contact at nonprofit organization
Name of nonprofit Organization.
Are you an Associate Level or Fellow Level Partner?

Affordability Gap Remains Despite Coverage Gains: Findings from the 2012 Massachusetts Health Reform Survey

Massachusetts has maintained the high levels of health insurance coverage and access that were achieved by the state's groundbreaking 2006 reform law, but the cost of care continues to remain a significant burden, especially for low- and middle-income individuals and families.

More philanthropists are choosing to donate all of their foundations' assets within their lifetimes

More philanthropists are choosing to donate all of their foundations' assets within their lifetimes. About 50 years ago, only 5% of the total assets of America's largest 50 foundations were held by spend-downs. In 2010, that number had risen to 24%, according to Bridgespan Group in Boston.

America Gives More Act

You may have heard recently about the America Gives More Act (H.R. 4719), a bill that passed in the House of Representatives in July. This bill brings together five tax provisions (described below) related to philanthropy. Associated Grant Makers joins The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, the National Council of Nonprofits, the Council on Foundations, Independent Sector, Alliance for Charitable Reform, and a number of our sister regional associations in supporting this legislation.

Explaining the Community Investment Tax Credit for Foundations

A new state tax credit taking effect in 2014 provides foundations, individuals and corporations with an unprecedented opportunity to deepen the impact of their philanthropy.  The Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC)  is designed to encourage individuals, companies, foundations, and others to donate to highly effective organizations that are helping to expand economic opportunities for families and communities across the state.  These organizations, called Community Development Cor


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