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The latest fad in philanthropy is making it much less effective - Washington Examiner
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Now, this mania appears to have spread to the world of philanthropy. Melinda French Gates, former wife of Bill Gates, recently wrote that as useful...more

Resilia, Software Provider For Nonprofits, Raises $35 Million - Shoppe Black
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

“This latest investment gets us closer to realizing our vision of democratizing philanthropy by reallocating power over its decision-making...more

Boston's corporate sector needs to step up on arts - CommonWealth Magazine
Foundation: Boston Foundation

Without new sources of funding, this innovation disparity will likely increase. Boston has one of the world's most dynamic economies where...more

HBS Impact Investing Fund Course: An Experiential Education in Social Financing - MBA ...
Foundation: Boston Foundation

This fall, Harvard Business School launched its first Impact Investment Fund Course after a successful pilot in the Spring of...more

It Wouldn't Be Summer Without Boston Landmarks Orchestra
Foundation: Boston Foundation

The six-week concert series showcases a diversity of music and cultures while ... Your string orchestra program at last week's church concerts got the ... and administered by the Mayor's Office of...more

Guerillas Awarded a $15000 Live Arts Boston Grant from The Boston Foundation
Foundation: Boston Foundation

This award will support "I Give You My Home: The Rose Standish Nichols Story", a site specific chamber opera inspired by the life of Rose...more

Racial Equity and Barr's Arts & Creativity Program
Foundation: Boston Foundation

Program Director San San Wong on why centering racial equity is necessary for achieving Barr's Arts & Creativity...more

The Latino Equity Fund Seeks to Raise $10 Million to Invest in Businesses and Organizations
Foundation: Boston Foundation

Evelyn Barahona has been chosen to lead and grow a new philanthropic fund designed to address longstanding inequities in the Massachusetts Latino community—issues that came into sharper focus after...more

Latino Equity Fund Names Evelyn Barahona as First Director
Foundation: Boston Foundation

The Latino Equity Fund (LEF), a unique partnership between local Latino leaders, The Boston Foundation (TBF), and Hispanics in...more

HBS Pilots First Impact Investing Fund
Foundation: Boston Foundation

A team of EC students and faculty are executing the first investment from a new fund focused on BIPOC-owned and led small businesses...more

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Devin Thrope, writing contributor at Forbes, shares his experience of attending the Social Venture Network (SVN), a national association of social entrepreneurs held in San Diego.

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