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Newsletter April 2024
The Link April 2024 At The Philanthropy Connection, our commitment to making a tangible difference in the lives of individuals and families in the greater Boston area remains unwavering. As we embark…
Newsletter February 2024
The Link February 2024 A Message from Co-Presidents Kelsea and Jennifer Dear TPC members and friends, TPC has started 2024 with some real momentum! We cannot believe we are already a month…
Newsletter November 2023
The Link November 2023 Presidents’ Letter: What type of TPC member are you? This November, we want to say how thankful we are to lead an organization of women dedicated to local…
September 2023 Newsletter
The Link September 2023 Welcome to the September edition of our TPC newsletter! Whether you have just a moment to skim through this newsletter or a desire to dive deeper into the…
Summer 2023 Newsletter
The Link Summer 2023 Join us in welcoming our 10 newest grantees! On Thursday, June 8, more than one hundred TPC members, grantees, and guests gathered at Wayfair in Boston to meet…
April 2023 Newsletter
The Link April 2023 Welcome to TPC's April Newsletter! We are thrilled to share that we are preparing ballots for all members to vote for our next class of grantees. At TPC, we…


DEI Spotlight: Earth Day

Resources As April 22nd is Earth Day, this month we are focusing on Massachusetts-based work to address climate change and environmental justice issues. We will also highlight current TPC Grantee organizations working…

How Advocacy Makes an Impact

Resources Advocacy includes more than you may think. Nonprofit organizations can play a critical role in shaping public opinion and advancing public policies. These organizations offer the perspective of truly understanding the…

A Statement of Solidarity and Action

A Statement of Solidarity and Action Our hearts break for the families of George Floyd, David McAtee, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Botham Jean, Atatiana Jefferson, Philando Castile, Sandra Bland, Eric Gardner, Tony McDade, and the countless…


Grantee Impact: BEST Hospitality Training

The Interview with Joan Abbot, Interim Executive Director Part of the Family  TPC and BEST have been “like family,” with TPC volunteers getting actively involved over the years in helping clients get…


April 2019: TPC participates in national forum on the future and sustainability of collective giving.

July 2018: Thanks to a recommendation from former Fellow Tatiana Joyce, former TPC President Susan Benford was featured in an in-depth interview that appeared on The interview provides a terrific description of TPC and its mission.

May 2017: We were honored that Sacha Pfeiffer of the Boston Globe interviewed Susan Benford.

October 2014: The Globe appreciated early on how important it is that TPC is educating the next generation of philanthropists

Keep in touch with TPC and learn about our upcoming events, membership news, and our grantees.  If you want to subscribe to our newsletter or change the email where we send you the newsletter, click here.

The Philanthropy Connection’s mission is to inspire and enable a community of women to learn, grow, and engage in collective giving to support nonprofit organizations that address systemic inequities impacting individuals and families within the greater Boston area.

Phone: 617-544-7812

TPC members include all women who identify as cisgender, transgender, agender, gender queer, and femme. TPC welcomes everyone for whom “woman” is a meaningful identifier or experience.

TPC qualifies as a public charity under section 501(c)(3) for US tax purposes. Our EIN is #46-0665444.