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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.
January 28th, 2015
Source: Philanthropy News Digest
Charitable gifts to U.S. colleges and universities rose 10.8 percent, to a record $37.45 billion, in fiscal year 2014, the biggest increase since 2000, the Voluntary Support of Education survey finds. More »
January 26th, 2015
Source: AGM Blog
Due to the pending blizzard, AGM offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Please check our website for event calendar updates. Thank you and be safe. More »
January 22nd, 2015
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Over the next decade, will wealth become a unifying force in addressing global problems or a point of divisiveness among wealth holders? Before we can answer this question, we need to understand the role that family offices—private investment companies that steward the financial resources of... More »
January 21st, 2015
Source: The Nonprofit Quarterly
For the first time in 50 years, students from low-income backgrounds now comprise the majority of the country’s public school system. The Southern Education Foundation released a report indicating 51 percent of public school students came from low-income households in 2013. More »
January 21st, 2015
Source: AGM Member News
Individuals with behavioral health and other medical issues are among the highest need, most complex patients in the health care system but rarely receive care that integrates both aspects of treatment.  The National Co-morbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R) shows that 68% of adults with a severe... More »
January 20th, 2015
Source: AGM Member News
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation’s new strategic plan for 2015 - 2018 focusing on fresh, healthy food for families and communities. The Foundation’s Fresh New Plan “You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard that phrase before. More »
January 15th, 2015
Source: AGM Blog
At a recent Associated Grant Makers event, Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship presented highlights from their sixth biennial survey about the attitudes and commitments of business executives toward corporate citizenship. The survey revealed a lot of critical information about the... More »
January 15th, 2015
Source: The Boston Globe
It’s conventional wisdom in the world of charitable giving: Good nonprofits spend as little as possible on overhead. Donor dollars, the thinking goes, are best spent on a nonprofit’s charitable mission, not on administration and fund-raising  To Dan Pallotta, that’s ludicrous. More »

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