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Share news about your grant making initiatives! AGM Grant Making Members are working on a variety of diverse causes including education, environment, healthcare and immigration (to name just a few). We want to promote your efforts and best practices. Help us spread your good works, event announcements and news items by emailing Gail Pinkham.
June 11th, 2019
Source: Alliance Magazine
People are taking to the streets on climate change around the globe, tired of inaction by public officials and risking arrest to intentionally cause disruption. It’s time to step back, bring out the wide angle lens, and aggressively pursue a paradigm shift to match peoples’ climate actions in the... More »
June 10th, 2019
Source: Nonprofit AF
So why are POC leaders leaving their ED jobs, and what can we do about it? There are several reasons, and it is important for us to understand them. There has been some important research done on this topic. The Race to Lead report by the Building Movement Project, for example, discovered that EDs/... More »
May 28th, 2019
Source: www.vox.com
American philanthropy has faced criticism basically since its inception. More »
May 21st, 2019
Source: Philanthropy MA Blog
As you are aware the Massachusetts Census Equity Fund (MCEF) is our statewide funding initiative working to increase participation in the 2020 Census, specifically in communities that are at risk of being undercounted. We provide grants for grassroots organizations working toward creating an... More »
May 7th, 2019
Source: Forbes
A $300 gift for books can make a huge difference for a low-income student struggling to stay in school. More »
April 26th, 2019
Source: Inside Philanthropy
It’s important to include teens and girls in feminism and feminist philanthropy because, around the world, they face challenges like child marriage, assault, exclusion from schooling, a lack of cultural freedoms and empowered media representation, and more. More »
April 11th, 2019
Source: The Center for Effective Philanthropy
In a way, we did things in reverse. Compared with how funders usually enter into policy work, our order of operations was the opposite. In the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s work on substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery, we did not start by funding pilot projects and community... More »
April 8th, 2019
Source: Forbes
As wealth transfers, the rising generation of Millennial leaders are disrupting the once ubiquitous conventional wisdom that generating competitive financial returns and achieving social impact are mutually exclusive. Phillips Foundation Executive Director Elizabeth Phillips and her husband,... More »

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