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March 16th, 2017
Source: The Nonprofit Quarterly
The current political climate in our country has served as a catalyst for renewed citizen engagement across a wide range of issues. We’re witnessing it in real time, on a daily basis, and on a nationwide scale—in states of varying political leanings and municipalities of all sizes. From marches on... More »
March 13th, 2017
Source: AGM Blog
AGM Offices will be closed Tuesday, March 14, 2017 due to the impeding snowstorm.  Stay warm, be safe...and enjoy the snow! More »
March 6th, 2017
Source: The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers supports the continued full enforcement of current law that prohibits 501(c)(3) charitable organizations from endorsing, opposing or contributing to political candidates and engaging in partisan campaign activities—also known as the “Johnson... More »
March 2nd, 2017
Source: StartupSmart.com
A new kind of philanthropist is emerging in the 21st century. They show little interest in the old philanthropic model – attending galas and endowing their alma mater. More »
February 13th, 2017
Source: Masslive.com
Disruption. From every angle, Main Street to Wall Street, around every kitchen table and on both sides of the aisle, our country is in the midst of significant disruption. The tech revolution, the share economy and the era of big data are all at work turning the status quo on its head. What worked... More »
February 8th, 2017
Source: AGM Blog
Due to the impending storm, AGM's office will be closed on Thursday, February 9, 2017.  Be safe during the storm.  More »
February 2nd, 2017
Source: The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
If there were ever a time for philanthropy to speak with a strong voice on the issues and values it cares about, now is the time. Whenever there is a new Congress and new Presidential administration, it is a critical moment for all sectors to ensure they are being heard—philanthropy included. More »
January 26th, 2017
Source: Forbes
Philanthropy is a strange field in that very little is done to examine what “good” looks like. Unlike in business where there are common models for effective practice, philanthropists tend to make it up as they go along – how can you go wrong giving money to charity? Good or bad, you tend to get... More »

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