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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.
April 27th, 2015
Source: The Nonprofit Quarterly
If readers have been concerned about the responses of governments and donors to the earthquake relief effort in Haiti, they know this past weekend’s events in Nepal constitute a challenge that will test anything and everything we have learned about responding to disasters. Nepal is one of the... More »
April 23rd, 2015
Source: AGM Blog
Reprinted Blog Post with permission by The Center for Effective PhilanthropyDavid Biemesderfer is chair of the Board of Directors of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and president & CEO of Florida Philanthropic Network. More »
April 17th, 2015
Source: AGM Blog
As we remember the two year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, we wanted to share this blog post from AGM Member Gioia Perugini.   Reprinted with permission from Hemenway & Barnes Philanthropy Blog, © 2015 Hemenway & Barnes LLP   April 15, 2015 More »
April 14th, 2015
Source: AGM Member News
Boston – The Boston Foundation has awarded nine grants, totaling $1.6 million as part of its Success Boston Initiative’s Boston Coaching for Completion program. These funds will mobilize public and private sector resources to replicate and expand the Success Boston coaching model to support up to... More »
April 14th, 2015
Source: Philanthropy News Digest
U.S. foundation funding in support of programs and organizations working to improve the life outcomes of African-American males totaled $64.6 million in 2012, up from $40.4 million in 2011, a report from Foundation Center and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) finds. More »
April 13th, 2015
For foundation leaders to most effectively support grantees, more needs to be understood about the extent to which nonprofits are assessing performance, how they are approaching this work, and what they are looking for from their funders to support it. More »
April 9th, 2015
Source: The Boston Globe
There may be no accounting for taste, but that won’t stop Mayor Martin J. Walsh from trying. More »
April 6th, 2015
Source: AGM Member News
By all accounts Valley Gives was an overwhelming success. In total, Valley Gives Day events of 2012, 2013, and 2014 have helped 559 local nonprofits raise nearly $5.9 million from more than 24,400 generous donors, many of whom gave online for the first time. More »


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