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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.
December 12th, 2014
Source: The Boston Globe
The Latino Legacy Fund made its first round of grants Wednesday, directing $100,000 to five local Latino-focused programs. Created in 2012, the Fund is the only charitable fund in Greater Boston focused solely on supporting Latino-led or Latino-focused nonprofits. The fund was seeded with... More »
December 11th, 2014
Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
A vote is expected Thursday, December 11, 2015, on a federal bill, which would permanently allow tax deductions on donations to food backs, land set-asides for conservation, and donations to charity from IRA retirement accounts. More »
December 4th, 2014
Source: Forbes
A vision for the future of education sits within a converted church in the heart of a working-class neighborhood in northern Houston, abutted by auto parts stores and a heat treatment plant. At YES Prep North Central, homogeneity reigns: Of the 953 middle and high schoolers at the 11-year-old... More »
December 3rd, 2014
Source: New England Foundation for the Arts
Lawrence J. Simpson, board chair of the New England Foundation for the Arts, announced that Cathy Edwards will join the organization as executive director, beginning late January, 2015. Ms. Edwards comes to NEFA from the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven, CT, where she has... More »
December 2nd, 2014
Source: AGM Member News
From Ellen Remmer, TPI's Interim Managing Partner: For more than 25 years, The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) has actively promoted and advanced the field of strategic philanthropy. As we enter the next era, we look forward to taking philanthropy even further. We are committed to breaking new... More »
December 1st, 2014
Source: AGM Blog
Giving with a Passion It’s that time of year again. My inbox and Twitter feed are overflowing with holiday well wishes (the Thanksgiving card is very in vogue these days), promotions for holiday shopping (free shipping! door busters!) and of course, advance buzz about #GivingTuesday. More »
November 24th, 2014
Source: AGM Blog
On Nov 20, 2014, 115 nonprofit reps gathered to hear from Paul Beaulieu, Design Studio Director of IBM Interactive Experience and a panel of leading nonprofit practitioners on tools, tips, and strategies for success with social media. Harnessing the Power of Social Media program was presented by... More »
November 24th, 2014
Source: The National Center on Family Homelessness
2.5 million children in America - one in every 30 children - go to sleep without a home of their own each year.  They are America's Youngest Outcasts. America's Youngest Outcasts documents the number of homeless children in every state, their well-being, their risk for child homelessness, and state... More »

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