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Tag Archives: Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers

Betsy Nelson: Living Cities program is gaining ground here

Fall of 2010, when we first announced Baltimore as one of five sites selected to remake America's great urban places and reconnect residents to economic opportunity, I declared that there was no more important work that we could undertake.

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Betsy Nelson: Bringing environmental literacy to school

The 2012-2013 school year will bring with it the new environmental literacy requirements passed by the legislature in June 2011. This new graduation requirement ensures that all public school students experience environmental education as part of the curriculum.

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Betsy Nelson: Living the nonprofit leadership transition

Seems to me that the much-anticipated leadership transition for nonprofit organizations is now occurring. Maybe it is reality or just my perception, since I recently announced that after 25 years I will step down as president of the Association of ...

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Betsy Nelson: Region needs to build on significant assets

Last month, I was fortunate enough to attend the first of a four-part Redefining Capital series hosted by the Federal Reserve of Richmond/Baltimore Branch and a number of community partners — including, proudly, the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers. This ...

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Betsy Nelson: Defining and measuring success with data

As a membership organization of foundations and corporate giving programs, the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers has had a longstanding interest in increasing the funding community’s capacity to support and use data to inform decision making. We have seen increased ...

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