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News &  Newsletters

January 2016 Newsletter

  The  Money Issue January 2016 Checks to TPC Grantees ready to go out last June At The Philanthropy Connection (TPC) we ask a lot of questions about money. One question reigns…

November 2015 Newsletter

    Teamwork.  It’s the fuel that keeps TPC running. November 2015 TPC Grantee Family Nurturing Center As we enter our third year of giving, we’ve learned that effective teams don’t just…

June/July 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to The Link, which is a fresh take on TPC’s Update and Newsletter. We’re combining these two publications into one and, while the look may be a bit different, the content…

November 2016 Newsletter

A Place Called Home November 2016 Clients Shimelis (left) and Hewan (right) with their daughter (Grantee Compass Working Capital) How do you define “home?” It starts with a physical place – a…




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.