The Theodore Edson Parker Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Luis M. Pedroso as a new trustee for the foundation. Mr. Pedroso has served as a senior advisor to the Foundation since 2007.
In January I took on a new role as President and CEO of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers. I am incredibly excited to have an opportunity to lead a vibrant and growing organization in the philanthropy sector.
Due to the pending storm, AGM offices will be closed Friday, February 5, 2016. Please check our event calendar for upcoming programs. Thank you and be safe.
Due to another snow storm, AGM offices will be closed Monday, February 8, 2016. Please check our event calendar for upcoming programs. Thank you and be safe.
Providing general operating support can be challenging for grantmakers. From our perspective at CEP, we know funders can sometimes wonder: Is our grant being used to further our mission? Without tying a grant to outcomes, how can we measure our impact?
Strategy. It’s the white whale of the social sector. It’s what we’re all seeking. Chances are, the word is hovering in a document on your desk right now.
We hear it so often, it’s easy to lose sight of, or overlook, where the word came from and what it really means. It’s a military term. Strategy was born out of a Greek word meaning “office or command of a general.”
Associated Grant Makers is currently seeking candidates for potential AGM Board Directors to begin serving in June 2016. We welcome your nomination of individuals you believe would make a meaningful contribution to AGM and the field of philanthropy. Serving on the Board is a rewarding experience, both personally and professionally, accompanied by leadership responsibilities and a serious commitment to the welfare of AGM.
Grounded in the belief that all students can succeed in school and in life, our new portfolio represents sharper focus and expanding reach.
Earlier this year, the Foundation’s trustees ratified new strategies for Barr's Education program, which represent not only a new, sharper focus for our portfolio, but also an expansion of our reach—with new engagement in the Commonwealth and broader New England region.
The Boston Foundation released its Vision 2020, A Continuing Commitment to Impact, which outlines its strategic direction for the next five years. This publication is the result of a strategic reflection process that was conducted in 2015 to identify the priorities that would shape TBF's direction going forward.
As many people know, D5 has been a 5-year initiative to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in philanthropy. As we approach the end of our fifth year, many people are asking, “What’s next?”