LEGACY : Online Resources.
You will find many more exciting web sites once you begin your exploration:
AARP Foundation Grandparent Information Center
Numerous articles and advice on all aspects of being a grandparent.
Report and information on giving circles in Massachusetts.
Information for grant seekers and donors, as well as publications and reports.
The Case Foundation
Our mission is to achieve sustainable solutions to complex social problems by investing in collaboration, leadership, and entrepreneurship.
Chronicle of Philanthropy
The newspaper of the nonprofit world.
City of Boston
City of Boston memoir writing project.
Civic Ventures is a think tank and an incubator, generating ideas and inventing programs to help society achieve the greatest return on experience.
Giving Circles Network
Networking among non-affiliated individuals and among new or existing giving circles by providing a forum, resources, knowledge base, and communication and organizational tools so that they can identify and coordinate with others who have common giving goals.
For Better Life
Encourages adherence to a set of quality values through personal accountability of all individuals regardless of religion or race.
Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
Resources, research and instruction on giving circles and how to get one organized.
National Committee on Planned Giving
A public awareness program sponsored by the National Committee on Planned Giving to benefit all types of charitable causes and organizations.
Resources, articles and web links for memoir writers.
National Center for Family Philanthropy
The mission of the National Center for Family Philanthropy is to promote philanthropic values, vision, and excellence across generations of donors and donor families.
Network for Good
Give to your favorite charity using this web site.
Soleil Lifestory Network
Resources and articles for lifestory writers.
The Philanthropic Initiative
Nonprofit philanthropic consulting firm.
Saffron Circle is a group of multi-generational Asians committed to creating positive social change in the greater Boston Asian community.
Story Corps is roaming the country, collecting the stories and legends of everyday Americans. Its mission is to inspire and enable people to record each others’ stories in sound.
Special thanks to Shirley Selhub, Cyndi Jones, Beth Tishler and Cathy Balshone, reference librarian at the Newton Free Library, for compiling the many legacy resources.