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Aug 10th
Audience:
Grantmaker

Join us to hear the story of how a group of community foundations in Michigan have implemented a Talent Retention Program to incentivize their college-educated youth to return home after obtaining a college degree.

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Aug 17th
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Grantmaker

The two-day Community Foundation Boot Camp program offers a comprehensive overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation. It is an ideal in-depth introduction to community foundations for new community foundation staff, and board members, or for other community foundation staff...

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Aug 23rd
Audience:
Grantseeker, Nonprofit

Please join us for this FREE workshop to learn the fundamentals of grants research and then stay to talk about the fund development needs of nonprofits in southeastern MA and how AGM can be of support.

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Aug 24th
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Grantseeker, Nonprofit

This introductory program is ideal for those who are new to the grants process or would like a brush up.

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Aug 24th
Audience:
Grantmaker

SECFs Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers will provide you with everything you need. Designed and endorsed by thought leaders in the sector, ESS sessions are built to provide new grantmakers with the knowledge, insight, skills and tools they need to be effective in their work.

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In Philanthropy

July 19th, 2016
Source: Inside Philanthropy
The other day, we ran a story about the Science Philanthropy Alliance, which was formed after federal budget cuts—enacted through the mindless meat cleaver of sequestration—left researchers in the lurch as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation pulled back funding. ... More »
July 12th, 2016
Source: The New York Review of Books
Our backgrounds may be relevant to the criticisms we make here of a major flaw in the financing of charities today. Lewis Cullman is a New York philanthropist who, at the age of ninety-seven, has given away over 90 percent of his wealth to charitable causes. More »
July 5th, 2016
National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), the nation’s largest independent, national donor-advised fund administrator, has identified record-setting philanthropic trends in the just-released “Giving USA 2016: Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015.” The 61st annual report—considered the country’... More »
July 5th, 2016
Source: Business Wire
National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), the nation’s largest independent, national donor-advised fund administrator, has identified record-setting philanthropic trends in the just-released “Giving USA 2016: Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015.” “The four percent increase in giving... More »

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