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October 17th, 2014
Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Using a tool on GuideStar’s website nonprofits can compile demographic data on their board members, employees, and volunteers, including their gender, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity, and any disability they might have. Once the information has been recorded, groups can see how they measure... More »
October 14th, 2014
Source: The Boston Globe
Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration is preparing the canvas for an 18-month citywide “cultural planning process” to put the arts at the heart of the city’s future for at least the next decade, for artists, residents, and visitors alike. Under incoming Boston chief of arts and culture Julie... More »
October 14th, 2014
Source: Essex County Community Foundation
For over four decades, ECCF CEO/President Dave Welbourn has focused his career on developing resources for the growth of nonprofit institutions. During his six-year tenure at ECCF, his vision for enhancing the quality of life across Essex County has turned the Community Foundation into a flagship... More »
October 9th, 2014
Source: Foundation Center
Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide, has launched Foundation Maps, a data visualization platform that helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and achieve greater impact. Foundation Maps gives users the... More »
October 7th, 2014
Source: Philanthropy News Digest
In the wake of the Great Recession, the wealthiest Americans are giving less of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income households are giving more, a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy finds.Based on an analysis of IRS data on the 30 percent of taxpayers who itemize their... More »
October 7th, 2014
Source: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced today more than $880,000 in new funding to 22 Massachusetts and Rhode Island-based organizations as part of its second cycle of funding for 2014. More than 25 percent of grants this cycle are for programs which have not been funded previously by the Tufts... More »
October 7th, 2014
Source: YouTube
A video highlighting the Community Investment Tax Credit Program and the work of Community Development Corporations across Massachusetts. More »
October 6th, 2014
Source: The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and Foundation Center have entered into an exciting new partnership that will improve the quality and effectiveness of grantmaking nationwide through the strategic collection and sharing of data on philanthropy. More »

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