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February 4th, 2015
Source: The Boston Globe
For nearly a half-century, Boston College’s Center on Wealth and Philanthropy has taken an unusual approach to studying the charitable giving of the very rich, examining not just how much they give but why they do it and asking whether great wealth comes with an ethical obligation to be financially... More »
January 29th, 2015
Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The New England Patriots are a slight favorite to defeat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday, but which team (and their respective region) holds the edge in terms of generosity? More »
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 »

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