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October 16th, 2017
Source: Arkansas Business
Fewer Americans appear to be giving to charity, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 2017 report on charitable giving, “How America Gives Special Report: Breaking the Charity Habit.” “In 2015, only 24 percent of taxpayers reported a charitable gift, according to a Chronicle analysis of... More »
October 15th, 2017
Source: AGM Blog
Update on the California Wildfires Fires first began on October 8th and have since spread to more than 15 fires that have engulfed 220,000 acres, destroyed an estimated 5,700 structures and caused at least 40 deaths. Funds have been set up to help the victims: Community Foundation of Sonoma County ... More »
October 12th, 2017
Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Since Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston's Alley Theatre in August, fundraisers have brought in $150,000 for a fund to aid its employees, $175,000 for cleanup and repairs, and $150,000 in unrestricted money.  More »
October 8th, 2017
Source: AGM Blog
AGM Office will be closed Monday, October 9, 2017 iin observance of the holiday.  More »
October 5th, 2017
Source: AGM Blog
updated 10/5/17 Below are some resources to help support those impacted by the recent Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. More »
October 3rd, 2017
Source: The Center for Effective Philanthropy
As stakeholders in the social sector, we all care deeply about impact. We are driven to move the needle on the systemic and social conditions that will improve individual and community outcomes in the fields in which our sector works — education, health, community development, the environment, and... More »
September 25th, 2017
Source: Mission Asset Fund
Mission Asset Fund (MAF) announced it has surpassed its original fundraising goal and will now be able to provide $2,500,000 in scholarships to 5,000+ Dreamers to pay for DACA renewals by the October 5 deadline. Early this month, the Trump administration announced that the Deferred Action for... More »
September 19th, 2017
Source: Hemenway & Barnes
With national attention once again turning to the wrath of a powerful hurricane, we are returning to a topic about which we have written before, the persistent question of how to help neighbors and communities in times of a natural disaster. More »

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